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If I were a pilot
Persian: اگر من خلبان بودم
||English (Translated from Persian)
||Children's picture book
||2008 Cultural and Scientific Publications
|Age range: 9 - 11 Years
If I were a pilot is a children's picture book by author Ahmad Akbarpour. If I were a pilot was published by Cultural and Scientific Publications in 2008. This book is one of the 14 selected books that chosen by Fiction and Illustration for Children contest, held by the Scientific and Cultural Organization in Iran.
In this illustrated color book, the story is told in the first person. The narrator and his three friends, Emad, Rashid and Kohzad, go to the mountain to pick flowers for their teacher. They suddenly notice four aircraft flying overhead. The narrator daydreams about being a pilot and traveling everywhere in the world. The boys return to the village quickly to tell the people about the aircraft, but on the way they see black smoke rising from the valley. When they get back they realize that the planes were fighter jets that have bombed the village.
The story is related to the Iran–Iraq War.
This book is one of the 14 selected books that chosen by Fiction and Illustration for Children contest, held by the Scientific and Cultural Organization in Iran.