Feb. 22, 2023

Maya Fidawi – Mama Shamsi at the Bazaar

Host Nick Patton chats with illustrator Maya Fidawi about the picture book Mama Shamsi at the Bazaar, written by Mojdeh Hassani and Samira Iravani. 

Learn about the intense, beautiful Iranian culture through this fun, playful picture book that takes a symbol that could separate and shows how that same symbol can bring us together.

Plus, the importance of making something beautiful in the middle of challenging circumstances.