This is an unusual visual slant – literally – on a well-known Aesop’s fable, although the story itself is one that goes back much further and has many cultural variants around the world. Indeed the global nature of the story is reflected in the illustrative perspective Mahni Tazhibi uses. Bored with looking after his father’s […]
This translated Iranian folk tale is rather old fashioned in layout, with richly coloured illustration on one side of a double page and text set on an opposing white page. It’s a fable about Mr Koochi, an ordinary, hard working and eminently deserving mouse (very much like the voter all the parties were pitching for […]
Samad Behrangi began a new era in the literature of children and young adults. He was a creator, an originator. He gave independence, dignity, and identity to the children’s literature of Iran. In his opinion, writing for children was a social objective. Before Samad Behrangi, the children’s and young adults literature of Iran did not […]
Happy birthday Ahmadreza Ahmadi. Tiny Owl has published When I Coloured in the World and Alive Again from his collection. Ahmadreza Ahmadi is a prominent Iranian poet, and his storytelling style reflects that. In 2010 he was short-listed for the Hans Christian Andersen Award.
The young successful Iranian illustrator Marjan Vafaian has illustrated The Parrot and the Merchant (2015). Marjan Vafaian has about 15 years of work experience, but her first illustrated book was published no earlier than 10 years ago. However, even before her works were published in books, they were included in various exhibitions and she was […]
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The Little Black Fish as reviwed by: The Pirate Tree The same review has published on Reader Kidz as well. by nancyboflood • May 4, 2015 I share with you a treasure. Tiny Owl is a brand new children’s picture book publisher. Their 2015 “first books out,” present some of the best stories and best […]
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Left on its own, a large egg rocks back and forth. Suddenly there is a crack and out pops a fat little chick. The chick is all alone in the world. The animals living nearby don’t know what to do as they’ve never looked after a baby bird before. An unlikely assortment of foster parents […]