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Title: The old woman and the eagle
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Language: Dari:::Pashto
Type: Fiction
Created by:
  • Idries Shah (Author)
  • Natasha Delmar (Illustrator)
Abstract: In this amusing story, an old woman encounters an eagle for the first time. Confused by its unfamiliar appearance, she decides to change it to suit her own ideas of what a bird should look like. Her efforts mirror a common pattern of human thought: altering the unfamiliar to make it acceptable.

Publisher: Hoopoe Books - ISHK
Published: 2010
Published in: United States
ISBN: 1-883536-28-6
Contributed by: Hoopoe Books - ISHK

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