"E is for Eid Norouz, our New Year and the official start of spring. On 21st March we decorate a table with seven things beginning with Sin (the letter 'S' in Persian), adding a book to symbolise knowledge and painted boiled eggs to represent new life." -- from the book
About the Author
Shirin Adl was born in Harlow. A little while later she left England for Iran where she grew up. In 1994, she went back to England and studied illustration at Loughborough University. Then at the New Designers exhibition in London she won the Hallmark M&S division Talented Designer Award. She has illustrated Pea Boy and Ramadan Moon. Kamyar Adl was born and brought up in Iran. After finishing school he spent a short while at Azad University studying photography but he soon left to do his military service in the desert near the Iran/Iraq border. He never went back to university but he did some photography jobs, one of which was taking photos of old doors and windows in downtown Tehran for a famous Iranian architect. Then at the age of 25 he married Shirin Adl and moved to England. Adl currently works at the BMW factory in Oxford. Both live in Oxford.