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The Clever Wife

The Clever Wife is based on a traditional folktale from Kyrgyzstan in central Asia. Beautifully retold by award-winning author Rukhsana Khan, it is the story of a spirited young heroine named Danyshman, whose wit and courage draw the attention and admiration of the ruling Khan Bolotbek. But will intrigue, betrayal, and exile threaten her relationship with the khan? Superbly illustrated by Ayesha Gamiet, a master in the art of Islamic manuscript illumination, this classic “thinking outside the box” story will inspire young readers far and wide.

Book dimensions:   8.44 x 10.38 ins (21.4 x 26.4cm)

Copies of the book are available here: BUY A BOOK 


Where to see the book:

On exhibition at ESMOA, LA in April 2023 


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