Literary Heritage Series for Young Readers: Our Bhitai
Winner of the 6th UBL Literary Awards 2016 for the Best Children’s Literature in English
Our Bhitai is the third book in the Literary Heritage Series for Young Readers. It is an abridged simplified translation of Shah jo Risalo, the great masterpiece in Sindhi language by the renowned Sufi poet, Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai. This book has been especially compiled for young readers to acquaint them with the greatness of Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai’s work.
Our Bhitai is an exposition of enchanting imagery. There are vivid descriptions of the scenic landscape and its inhabitants. People belonging to different walks of life have all been portrayed in a very appealing manner.
The selection and translation of the verses has been done by Fahmida Riaz, the eminent poet and writer. Great care has been taken in selecting suitable verses to appeal to the youth.