Celebrated children’s book author and illustrator Peter Sís creates his first book for adults, a beautiful and uplifting adaptation of the classic twelfth-century Sufi epic poem, The Conference of the Birds. In The Conference of the Birds Caldecott Honor-winning children’s book author and illustrator Peter Sís breathes new life into this foundational Sufi poem, revealing its profound lessons.
There’s something enticing about the art of Peter Sis. His children’s books have been favorites. I loved his map of the NYC Subway in the shape of a whale with the commuter in the belly of it. And now he taps into a deeper, mystical story. It’s a beautiful book, a perfect get… for yourself!