Brings to life the story of Bijan, a brave young knight from the ancient land of Persia, and his star-crossed lover, Manijeh, princess of an enemy kingdom. This story has been rendered into films, operas, and plays. It is rich in symbolism and filled with acts of heroism, secret potions, and the king's all-knowing golden cup.
Sara Azizi is a writer and storyteller who has wide-ranging interests in the arts in general and traditional Persian literature in particular. A native of Iran, she has lived and studied in Potsdam, New York, and Toronto. The Knight, the Princess, and the Magic Rock is her first book to be published in the US. Alireza Sadeghian is a professional painter and freelance illustrator. In addition to his design and illustration work, he has also taught art in his native Iran. He holds a degree in the preservation and restoration of historic sites and monuments, and lives in Isfahan, Iran with his wife and two children.