Peter Sis on The Conference of the Birds

Celebrated children's book author and illustrator Peter Sis talks about creating his first book for adults, an adaptation of the classic 12th-century Sufi epic poem, The Conference of the Birds. His adaptation tells the story of an epic flight of birds in search of the true king, Simorgh.

Original artwork from Peter Sis’s The Conference of the Birds is on exhibit (and for sale) at Mary Ryan Gallery, 527 West 26th Street.

From <em>Conference of the Birds,</em> by Peter Sis, published by Penguin Press
From Conference of the Birds, by Peter Sis, published by Penguin Press
From <em>Conference of the Birds,</em> by Peter Sis, published by Penguin Press
From Conference of the Birds, by Peter Sis, published by Penguin Press
From <em>Conference of the Birds,</em> by Peter Sis, published by Penguin Press
From Conference of the Birds, by Peter Sis, published by Penguin Press
From <em>Conference of the Birds,</em> by Peter Sis, published by Penguin Press
From Conference of the Birds, by Peter Sis, published by Penguin Press
From <em>Conference of the Birds,</em> by Peter Sis, published by Penguin Press
From Conference of the Birds, by Peter Sis, published by Penguin Press
From <em>Conference of the Birds,</em> by Peter Sis, published by Penguin Press
From Conference of the Birds, by Peter Sis, published by Penguin Press
From <em>Conference of the Birds,</em> by Peter Sis, published by Penguin Press
From Conference of the Birds, by Peter Sis, published by Penguin Press
From <em>Conference of the Birds,</em> by Peter Sis, published by Penguin Press
From Conference of the Birds, by Peter Sis, published by Penguin Press
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