In the Meadow of Fantasies
In this imaginative parable, a girl and seven horses embark on a fantastical journey in which the horses gather to share their visions and dreams.
- Fiction, Fantasy
- Mildred L. Batchelder Award 2022 (Honor Title), Notable Children's Books 2022
- Age: Younger
- Format: Book
- ISBN: 9781939810908
Published by Elsewhere Editions. Originally published in Persian in 2017 as “Haft Asb Haft Rang."
From the 2022 Batchelder press release: In this imaginative adventure, a girl and seven horses embark on a fantastical journey. This is a lyrical parable that invites multiple readings and interpretations as the horses gather to share their visions and dreams. The poetic language and stunning illustrations effortlessly coalesce into themes of wonder and delightful discovery.
“Repeated poetic refrains and imaginative illustrations combine to create a compelling tale from the rich storytelling tradition of Iran," said Batchelder Award Committee Chair Marie A. LeJeune.