Houshang Moradi Kermani
Houshang Moradi Kermani (born 7 September 1944 at Sirch, a village in Kerman Province, Iran) (Persian: هوشنگ مرادی کرمانی) is an eminent Iranian writer best known for children's and young adult fiction. For his lasting contribution as a children's writer, he was a finalist in 2014 for the biennial, international Hans Christian Andersen Award, the highest recognition available to creators of children's books.
Some of Moradi Kermani's books have been translated into English, German, French, Spanish, Dutch, Arabic, and Armenian. His auto-biography is published in 2005, named "Believe it or not" (Shoma ke gharibe nistid).
- The Tales of Madjid (Ghesseh-ha-ye Madjid; Persian: قصههای مجید)
- The Boot (Chakmeh; چکمه)
- The Palm (Nakhl; نخل)
- The Tale of That Vat (Dastan-e an khomreh; داستان آن خمره)
- The Tandoor (Tanour; تنور)
- The Cruse (Kouzeh; کوزه)
- Mommy's guest (Mehman-e maaman; مهمان مامان)
- Fist on hide (Mosht bar poust; مشت بر پوست)
- Believe it or not (Shoma ke gharibe nistid; شما که غریبه نیستید)
- "2014 Awards". Hans Christian Andersen Awards. International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY). With contemporary material including the 17 March 2014 shortlist press release. Retrieved 23 March 2014.
- "Moradi Kermani's "The big clay jar" travels to Taiwan". Iran Book News Agency (ibna.ir). 30 December 2009. Retrieved 26 March 2010.
- "Houshang Moradi Kermani". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 26 March 2010.