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Modern Iranian Female Identity in Farhad Hassanzadeh’s Hasti 238 348 فرهاد حسن‌زاده

Modern Iranian Female Identity in Farhad Hassanzadeh’s Hasti

In this paper, we will read a summary of the article “Modern Iranian Female Identity in Farhad Hassanzadeh’s Hasti” written by Dr. Amir Ali Nojoumian and Fatemeh Ghaneh and published in the Journal of International Studies for Children Literature (14th volume, June 2021).[1] The Journal is one of the most respected Journals for the study…

Four New Books Based on a Folklore Story 708 360 فرهاد حسن‌زاده

Four New Books Based on a Folklore Story

We have been living with stories in our land, both written and oral. These stories have been passed from one generation to the next one, winning our minds and thoughts and among which we can name Boz-e zangoole paa (The goat with the bell) or Shangol, Mangol and the Grape that has been told in…

the book An Umbrella with White Butterflies has been published in Spain 448 562 فرهاد حسن‌زاده

the book An Umbrella with White Butterflies has been published in Spain

We are honored to announce that the book An Umbrella with White Butterflies has been published in Spain. Firstly published in 2017 by Fatemi publications (Tuti books) in Iran, the book was reprinted for three times over a short period of only three years. An Umbrella with White Butterflies tells three parallel stories while endings…

In The Bookbird Magazine No. 58 150 150 فرهاد حسن‌زاده

In The Bookbird Magazine No. 58

In The Bookbird Magazine No. 58, published in November 2020. The transcripts of the six finalists for the 2020 Hans Christian Andersen Prize were reviewed. Click here to see a summary of this article about my work.

  Kooti Kooti Tales of Farhad Hassanzadeh Published in Turkish by Mevsimler Publications 1080 1245 فرهاد حسن‌زاده

  Kooti Kooti Tales of Farhad Hassanzadeh Published in Turkish by Mevsimler Publications

  Kooti Kooti Tales of Farhad Hassanzadeh Published in Turkish by Mevsimler Publications Institute for Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults (IIDCYA) reported that three books of the series including Kooti Koot Watch out You Don’t Catch a Cold, Move the World Kooti Kooti, and Dinner Got Cold Kooti Kooti were published by the Turkish publishing…

The copyright of the book by Farhad Hasanzadeh was assigned to Kian publisher from Syria 600 613 فرهاد حسن‌زاده

The copyright of the book by Farhad Hasanzadeh was assigned to Kian publisher from Syria

Tamas Literary Agency assigned the copyright of “Dinner Got Cold, Koti Koti” to Kian Publisher from Syria. According to Kanoon Public Relations and International Affairs Office, Tamas Literary Agency assigned the Arabic copyright of “Dinner Got Cold, Koti Koti”  to Kian Publisher from Syria to be published for Arab speaking audience. This publisher has published…

Careless Mouse
Careless Mouse”, Farhad Hassanzadeh New Book Published” 584 780 فرهاد حسن‌زاده

Careless Mouse”, Farhad Hassanzadeh New Book Published”

Kanoon published “Careless Mouse” a book written by Farhad Hassanzadeh. According to Kanoon General Directorate for Public Relations and International Affairs, “Careless Mouse” is the story of the journey of seven mice wearing a creative shape by Ali Khodaie illustrations. Children not only read a story and watch illustrations but also they can think about…

Hans Christian Andersen Award nomination stirs writer Hassanzadeh’s patriotic passion 754 508 فرهاد حسن‌زاده

Hans Christian Andersen Award nomination stirs writer Hassanzadeh’s patriotic passion

TEHRAN – Eminent Iranian children’s writer Farhad Hassanzadeh has said that his earning the 2020 Hans Christian Andersen Award nomination has made him happy as it made the headlines with the name of Iran.

The Most Recent Book by Farhad Hassanzadeh Published and Celebrated 1000 667 فرهاد حسن‌زاده

The Most Recent Book by Farhad Hassanzadeh Published and Celebrated

The book The Careless Mouse, published recently, was celebrated by the Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults, in honor of the author Farhad Hassanzade on February 18th, where a lot of authors and critics of children and young adult books attended.

Story Means Peace 600 400 فرهاد حسن‌زاده

Story Means Peace

The International Mother Language Day was celebrated on February 18th at United Nations Information Center.

Iran’s Farhad Hassanzadeh shortlisted for Hans Christian Andersen Award 754 508 فرهاد حسن‌زاده

Iran’s Farhad Hassanzadeh shortlisted for Hans Christian Andersen Award

TEHRAN – Iranian writer Farhad Hassanzadeh has received a nomination for the 2020 Hans Christian Andersen Award. He will be competing for world’s most prestigious award for the creators of children’s and youth literature with Maria Cristina Ramos from Argentina, Bart Moeyaert from Belgium, Marie-Aude Murail from France, Peter Svetina from Slovenia and Jacqueline Woodson…

International Mother Language Day Commemorated: “Mother Tongue and Peace” 600 400 فرهاد حسن‌زاده

International Mother Language Day Commemorated: “Mother Tongue and Peace”

TEHRAN – Ambassadors of Peace and Friendship Group in Partnership with UN Information Centre (UNIC) commemorate International Mother Language Day by holding a seminar with participation of renowned Iranian poets, writers, artists and scholars at UN conference room on Tuesday 18 February 2020. The seminar under the theme of “Mother Tongue and Peace”, started by…

Careless Mouse
In the Market: The Careless Mouse 584 780 فرهاد حسن‌زاده

In the Market: The Careless Mouse

The most recent book by Farhad Hassanzadeh, The Careless Mouse was published for children, in order to get to know and enjoy their surrounding environment in a different way. The story is about seven mice going on a trip, out of all there is this careless mouse which is curious about things to which others…

“My Blog Is Up For Grabs” Has Been Published 560 896 فرهاد حسن‌زاده

“My Blog Is Up For Grabs” Has Been Published

“My Blog Is Up For Grabs: A literary novel from Iran for young people” a revised and updated translation of Farhad Hasanzadeh’s Persian-language teenage novel

call me ziba
The book Call Me Zibaa, translated into Arabic 1080 1228 فرهاد حسن‌زاده

The book Call Me Zibaa, translated into Arabic

The book Call Me Zibaa, translated into Arabic, was published in Egypt. Hoveyda Izzat, who is the professor of Persian literature at Cairo University, translated this book into Arabic titled Zibaa. The novel was firstly released in 2015 by Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults, and sold out more than 40…

Books from Iran nominated for IBBY Honor List 640 427 فرهاد حسن‌زاده

Books from Iran nominated for IBBY Honor List

TEHRAN – Three Iranian books have been nominated in three sections of the Honor List of the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY), the Children’s Book Council of Iran announced on Saturday. “The Monster’s Shadow” written by Abbas Jahangirian has been selected for the writing section and “An Umbrella with White Butterflies” written…

Turkish publisher buys rights to Farhad Hassanzadeh’s “Kuti Kuti Stories” 985 738 فرهاد حسن‌زاده

Turkish publisher buys rights to Farhad Hassanzadeh’s “Kuti Kuti Stories”

TEHRAN – The Turkish publisher Mevsimler Kitap in Istanbul has acquired the copyrights to three stories of the book series “Kuti Kuti Stories” by Iranian writer Farhad Hassanzadeh. “Dinner Got Cold Kuti Kuti”, “Don’t Catch Cold Kuti Kuti”, and “Shake the World Kuti Kuti” are the three stories, Iran’s Institute for Intellectual Development of Children…

Farhad Hassanzadeh, Announced in the Shortlist for the 2020 Hans Christian Andersen Awards 1359 937 فرهاد حسن‌زاده

Farhad Hassanzadeh, Announced in the Shortlist for the 2020 Hans Christian Andersen Awards

Hans Christian Andersen Award – the world’s most prestigious award for the creators of children’s and youth literature, sometimes referred to as “Little Nobel Prize”, announced the shortlist for the 2020 Hans Christian Andersen Award, where Farhad Hassanzadeh from Iran has been selected for the shortlist along with the authors: María Cristina Ramos from Argentina, Bart…

Call Me Zibaa, the Armenian Translation, Released in Iran Book Week 1000 528 فرهاد حسن‌زاده

Call Me Zibaa, the Armenian Translation, Released in Iran Book Week

The introduction ceremony of Grant Project was hold on November 19 in Saraaye Ketab, introducing all translated and published books among which was a particular event to announce the release of the Armenian translation of Call Me Ziba by Farhad Hassanzadeh.

The White Hoopoe on the Shoulders of Hasti 3177 3144 فرهاد حسن‌زاده

The White Hoopoe on the Shoulders of Hasti

Hasti, the novel, was honored once again to brighten the author’s home. 1000 teenagers from all over Iran who were active members of the public libraries selected the novel as the winner. Five statuette of White Hoopoe were dedicated to the winners that out of five was the book, Hasti. No librarians interfered the process…

گئورک آساتوریان مترجم رمان زیبا صدایم کن
The novel Call Me Ziba Published in Armenia 355 246 فرهاد حسن‌زاده

The novel Call Me Ziba Published in Armenia

After a long time, the book Call Me Ziba by Farhad Hassanzadeh was finally published in Armenia. Translated from Persian to Armenian by Georg Asatourian, the well-known translator and journalist who is a university professor at Armenia. Moreover, Arthur Andranikian, the famous Armenian poet, author and artist has written the introduction for the book. Edit…

China’s Writers Publishing House buys rights to Persian novels “Hasti”, “Call Me Ziba” 908 574 فرهاد حسن‌زاده

China’s Writers Publishing House buys rights to Persian novels “Hasti”, “Call Me Ziba”

TEHRAN – China’s Writers Publishing House has acquired the copyrights to two young adult novels “Hasti” and “Call Me Ziba” by Iranian writer Farhad Hassanzadeh. The publisher selected the books in May during the 32nd Tehran International Book Fair, which hosted China as a special guest, Iran’s Institute for Intellectual Development of Children and Young…

گربه چه مهربان شده!
The book “What a Kind Cat” was published 632 598 فرهاد حسن‌زاده

The book “What a Kind Cat” was published

While adults are crossing swords, let children and me talk about peace, about a book finally published after so long by Elmi Farhangi Publications, out of the collection called Peace & Friendship. What a Kind Cat  is the title. The illustrator Ghazaleh Bigdelou, created amazing images for my story. The book is about a cat…

The Book an Umbrella with White Butterflies Received a Letter of Appreciation 603 597 فرهاد حسن‌زاده

The Book an Umbrella with White Butterflies Received a Letter of Appreciation

On the 56th anniversary of the Children Book Council of Iran (CBC), the book an Umbrella with White Butterflies was praised among all the books published in 2017. CBC, which is the representative of IBBY in Iran, also appreciated Ghazzaleh Bigdelou for illustrating the book. The CBC letter of appreciation is the mean for the…

The Cycling Wind at International Film Festivals 240 316 فرهاد حسن‌زاده

The Cycling Wind at International Film Festivals

The most recent animation released by Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults, The Cycling Wind, Directed by Nazanin Sobhan Sarbandi has attended several international film festivals over a few months. The Public Relations of the aforementioned institute reported that Sarbandi made up this six-minute screenplay upon a story in the book…

Experts of Children Literary and Fans Gathered In Honor of Farhad Hassanzadeh 754 508 فرهاد حسن‌زاده

Experts of Children Literary and Fans Gathered In Honor of Farhad Hassanzadeh

Children and young adult literary authors, translators, publishers and interested people held the celebration in honor of Farhad Hassanzadeh on February 25th, 2019. The event held to celebrate 2019-Iranian candidates of Astrid Lingren Memorial Award.

Farhad Hasanzadeh: Humor, Fear, and Love are absent in novels for adolescents 1000 666 فرهاد حسن‌زاده

Farhad Hasanzadeh: Humor, Fear, and Love are absent in novels for adolescents

Farhad Hasanzadeh, the Iranian author who is the nominee for Hans Christian Anderson, said, “Iranian novels for adolescents are devoid of genres like fear, humor, and love.” Kian JavadiThe author and creator of Kooti Kooti in an interview pinpointed that, “The atmosphere in our stories is real; children are very cautious and constrained. They never…

Syrian publisher obtains copyright of Iranian children book ‎ 621 589 فرهاد حسن‌زاده

Syrian publisher obtains copyright of Iranian children book ‎

IBNA- The copyright of Iranian children book ‘A collection of Kouti Kouti Tales’ by ‎Farhad Hassanzadeh has been sold to Syrian Kian ‎Publishing by Tamass Literary ‎Agency in Tehran. ‎ According to IBNA correspondent quoting from Tamass Literary Agency, the Syrian publisher has published and released the book making it available for the Arab readers in several…

Iranian nominees for Hans Christian Andersen Awards announced 575 336 فرهاد حسن‌زاده

Iranian nominees for Hans Christian Andersen Awards announced

TEHRAN – The Children’s Book Council of Iran has nominated author Farhad Hassanzadeh and illustrator Farshid Shafiei for the 2020 Hans Christian Andersen Awards. The International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) in Basel, Switzerland presents the awards to a living author and illustrator whose complete works have made a lasting contribution to children’s…

For Armenian 960 640 فرهاد حسن‌زاده

For Armenian

On October 19 at the Iranian Reading Hall of the library the Iranian Children’s writer Farhad Hasanzadeh read his authored “Myriapoda” and “Matchmaking” fairy tales. The event started under the sounds of svirel and flute and the Iranian children’s writer during telling played harmonica.

Farhad Hassanzadeh nominated for Astrid Lindgren Award 933 700 فرهاد حسن‌زاده

Farhad Hassanzadeh nominated for Astrid Lindgren Award

TEHRAN – Farhad Hassanzadeh, the Iranian writer of children’s books such as “The Backyard” and “Watermelon with Love” has been selected as one of Iran’s nominations for the 2019 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. The 56-year-old Hassanzadeh who is the author of over 80 books has been picked by the Children’s Book Council of Iran. The…

Iranian cultural figures on IBBY Honor List 411 429 فرهاد حسن‌زاده

Iranian cultural figures on IBBY Honor List

Three Iranian cultural figures have been added to the Honor List of the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY). Author Farhad Hassanzadeh, translator Farzad Farbod and illustrator Nazanin Abbasi, received honorary diplomas during the 36th IBBY International Congress in Athens, Greece on Friday. The honorary diplomas were presented by the Hans Christian Andersen…

Farhad Hassanzadeh, the Versatile Artisan of Life Stories 571 767 فرهاد حسن‌زاده

Farhad Hassanzadeh, the Versatile Artisan of Life Stories

 Farhad Hassanzadeh, the Versatile Artisan of Life Stories Farideh Pourgiv Bookbird: A Journal of International Children’s Literature Johns Hopkins University Press Volume 56, Number 3, 2018 pp. 16-19 10.1353/bkb.2018.0039 ARTICLE View Citation your name (*) your email (*) subject your Comment

​Now Available in a creative English translation 150 150 فرهاد حسن‌زاده

​Now Available in a creative English translation

This Weblog Is Being Turned Over A Literary Novel from Iran for Young People Written by Farhad Hasanzadeh Translated from the Persian by Constance Bobroff Available from Amazon as a Kindle eBook: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07BPD4261 “On both sides of the road were salt flats with a wall-to-wall carpet of salt. The whiteness of the salt irritated my eyes.…

Author Hassanzadeh Shortlisted for Hans Christian Andersen Award 800 511 فرهاد حسن‌زاده

Author Hassanzadeh Shortlisted for Hans Christian Andersen Award

The International Board on Books for Young People has shortlisted five authors and five illustrators for this year’s Hans Christian Andersen Award including the Iranian author of children and young adult books Farhad Hassanzadeh. Marie-Aude Murail, 63, from France; Eiko Kadono, 83, from Japan; Joy Cowley, 81, from New Zealand; and Ulf Stark (1944-2017) from…

Turkish Group Buys Publication Rights of Hassanzadeh’s Novel Hasti 238 348 فرهاد حسن‌زاده

Turkish Group Buys Publication Rights of Hassanzadeh’s Novel Hasti

The publication rights to the novel ‘Hasti’, authored by Farhad Hassanzadeh, has been sold to a Turkish publisher. Preliminary talks with Turkey’s Timas Publishing Group, based in Istanbul, were held during the 2017 Frankfort Book Fair and resulted in the publication of another novel of Hassanzadeh, ‘Ziba Sedayam Kon’ (Call Me Ziba) in Turkish language,…

In the 36th International Istanbul Book Fair 960 960 فرهاد حسن‌زاده

In the 36th International Istanbul Book Fair

The 36th International Istanbul Book Fair marked the booklaunch of the Turkish translation of Farhad Hasanzadeh’s “Call me Ziba.” This book was recently translated from the original Persian into Turkish in the 208-page “Bul Beni Ziba” by Genc Timas Publishers. The translator of this work is Nezahat Bashti.   It may be recalled that the…

“Call Me Ziba” has made its way to the 2018 IBBY Honour List.  303 448 فرهاد حسن‌زاده

“Call Me Ziba” has made its way to the 2018 IBBY Honour List. 

Among the three Iranian books selected for the prestigious list of honour for the International Board on Books for Young People, or IBBY, for 2018 is “Call Me Ziba” by Farhad Hasanzadeh which was published by the Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults (also known as Kanoon) in 2015.   The…

Farhad Hassanzadeh at the Frankfurt International Book Fair 480 626 فرهاد حسن‌زاده

Farhad Hassanzadeh at the Frankfurt International Book Fair

Farhad Hassanzadeh at the Frankfurt International Book Fair and in 2016 delivered a presentation to visitors from Iran’s booth. Hasanzadeh spoke about 30 years of writing experiences for children and adolescents. He also attended several literary gatherings and spoke about his books as well as writing. frankfurt dav

Special guest of Iran booth at Belgrade exhibition 2016 320 240 فرهاد حسن‌زاده

Special guest of Iran booth at Belgrade exhibition 2016

Farhad Hassanzadeh was on the sidelines of the 61st International Belgrade Exhibition and delivered speeches to visitors at the exhibition and at the Iranian pavilion. Odebrah’s speech was a contemporary Iranian child and adolescent literature. dav

lectures at Belgrade University 320 240 فرهاد حسن‌زاده

lectures at Belgrade University

The author of the children’s and adolescent literature, nominated by Iran for the two world awards Hans Christian Andersen and Astrid Lindgren, has appeared at the fringe of the 61st International Book Fair of Belgrade at the Faculty of Philology, Belgrade University, in attendance, according to the ISNA mission to Belgrade. The students of the…

The English version of “Call Me Ziba” Will be present in Bologna Book Fair 303 448 فرهاد حسن‌زاده

The English version of “Call Me Ziba” Will be present in Bologna Book Fair

According to international affairs of Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults, the Successful novel, named “Call Me Ziba” by Farhad Hsanzadeh  has been translated to english by Shaghayegh Ghandehari and will be presented to the best publishers of the world in the 54th Bologna Children’s Book Fair.

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    فرهاد حسن‌زاده

    فرهاد حسن زاده، فروردین ماه ۱۳۴۱ در آبادان به دنیا آمد. نویسندگی را در دوران نوجوانی با نگارش نمایشنامه و داستان‌های کوتاه شروع کرد. جنگ تحمیلی و زندگی در شرایط دشوار جنگ‌زدگی مدتی او را از نوشتن به شکل جدی بازداشت. هر چند او همواره به فعالیت هنری‌اش را ادامه داد و به هنرهایی مانند عکاسی، نقاشی، خطاطی، فیلنامه‌نویسی و موسیقی می‌پرداخت؛ اما در اواخر دهه‌ی شصت با نوشتن چند داستان‌ و شعر به شکل حرفه‌ای پا به دنیای نویسندگی کتاب برای کودکان و نوجوانان نهاد. اولین کتاب او «ماجرای روباه و زنبور» نام دارد که در سال ۱۳۷۰ به چاپ رسید. حسن‌زاده در سال ۱۳۷۲ به قصد برداشتن گام‌های بلندتر و ارتباط موثرتر در زمینه ادبیات کودک و نوجوان از شیراز به تهران کوچ کرد…

    دنیای کتاب‌ها... دنیای زیبایی‌ها

    کتاب‌ها و کتاب‌ها و کتاب‌ها...

    فرهاد حسن‌زاده برای تمامی گروه‌های سنی کتاب نوشته است. او داستان‌های تصویری برای خردسالان و کودکان، رمان، داستان‌های کوتاه، بازآفرینی متون کهن و زندگی‌نامه‌هایی برای نوجوان‌ها و چند رمان نیز برای بزرگسالان نوشته است.

    ترجمه شده است

    به زبان دیگران

    برخی از کتاب‌های این نویسنده به زبان‌های انگلیسی، چینی، مالایی، ترکی استانبولی و کردی ترجمه شده و برخی در حال ترجمه به زبان عربی و دیگر زبا‌ن‌هاست. همچنین تعدادی از کتاب‌هایش تبدیل به فیلم یا برنامه‌ی رادیو تلویزیونی شده است. «نمكی و مار عينكي»، «ماشو در مه» و «سنگ‌های آرزو» از كتاب‌هايي هستند كه از آن‌ها اقتباس شده است.

    بعضی از ویژگی‌های آثار :

    • نویسندگی در بیشتر قالب‌های ادبی مانند داستان كوتاه، داستان بلند، رمان، شعر، افسانه، فانتزی، طنز، زندگينامه، فيلم‌نامه.
    • نویسندگی برای تمامی گروه‌های سنی: خردسال، کودک، نوجوان و بزرگسال.
    • خلق آثاری تأثیرگذار، باورپذیر و استفاده از تكنيك‌های ادبی خاص و متفاوت.
    • خلق آثاری كه راوی آن‌ها کودکان و نوجوانان هستند؛ روايت‌هايی مملو از تصویرسازی‌های عینی و گفت‌وگوهای باورپذير.
    • پرداختن به موضوع‌های گوناگون اجتماعی چون جنگ، مهاجرت، کودکان كار و خيابان، بچه‌های بی‌سرپرست يا بدسرپرست و…
    • پرداختن به مسائلی که کمتر در آثار کودک و نوجوان دیده می‌شود، مانند جنگ و صلح، طبقات فرودست، افراد معلول، اختلالات شخصیتی‌ـ‌روانی و…
    • تنوع در انتخاب شخصیت‌های محوری و كنشگر (فعال). مشخصاً دخترانی که علیه برخی باورهای غلط ایستادگی می‌کنند.
    • بهره‌گیری از طنز در کلام و روایت‌های زنده و انتقادی از زندگی مردم كوچه و بازار.
    • زبان ساده و بهره‌گیری اصولی از ویژگی‌های زبان بومی و اصطلاح‌های عاميانه و ضرب‌المثل‌ها.

    او حرف‌های غیرکتابی‌اش را این‌جا می‌نویسد.

    به دیدارش بیایید و صدایش را بشنوید