We’ve started creating animated versions of our popular children’s books and we’re proud to present the first in the series. Watch The Onion and peel away its layers of wisdom!
You can support ISF’s work in giving Idries Shah’s books and stories to Afghans. We will continue to find ways and means to distribute them to Afghans whatever the situation.
I am hoping that what I am able to offer is what I received as a child, as the result of these stories: the world viewed temporarily through different eyes.
Your generosity is making a difference. Thank you to all those who have contributed so far!
‘The Idries Shah Foundation is doing a commendable job by sending thousands of books for children in Afghanistan.’
Millions of illustrated children’s books written by Idries Shah have been distributed across Afghanistan since 2006 by our friends and partners at Hoopoe Books.
Award-winning documentary maker Saira Shah was at UNESCO in Paris over the weekend reading some of her father’s stories as part of an international cultural event. Idries Shah wrote the stories for Saira and her siblings when they were young. Now Saira’s helping make them available for children around the world. They’re beautifully illustrated – … Read More