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The universal language of images!

We have been asking children’s writers, illustrators and journalists that: ‘Are picture books for children, or adults can enjoy them just as much?’ Below you will find more answers:   Jackie Morris:  My favourite illustrators are those who speak to all ages I have read far more picture books as an adult than I ever read […]

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Tiny Owl’s Bestsellers in April

When I Coloured-in the World Our first bestseller in April was When I Coloured-in the World by Ahmadreza Ahmadi and illustrated by Ehsan Abdollahi.   A Summery Of the book:  This is a book of profound simplicity. A child uses crayons to colour and change the world, making it kinder, more hopeful place. Boredom gives way to […]

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It’s been a very busy week for Tiny Owl, leading a campaign for picture books. Tiny owl asked more people ‘Are picture books for children, or can adults enjoy them as much?’ We had many brilliant responses. The debate still continues of course. You can see them in this week’s posts. The other option is […]

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There is always hope

Written by: Delaram Ghanimifard, Co-founder at Tiny Owl Publishing   Have you ever faced a situation when big changes in life seem to obstruct your view of future? Have you ever felt that tomorrow is an ambiguous meaningless word? If your child was ever in a situation like that what would you do to help?   […]

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You are NEVER too old to read Picture books!

We have been asking children’s writers, illustrators and journalists that: ‘Are picture books for children, or adults can enjoy them just as much?’ Below you will find more answers:   SF Said: My answer is very short & very simple: “Picture books are for everyone – you are NEVER too old to read them!!!” *SF Said […]

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Vivian French

Picture books are for EVERYONE!

We have been asking children’s writers, illustrators and journalists that: Are picture books for children, or adults can enjoy them just as much? Below you will find more answers.   Vivian French: Picture books are for EVERYONE! It’s sad when adults dismiss them as just for kids … they’re missing out on so much. *Vivian is author of […]

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An extract from A Rainbow in My Pocket

A book for personal contemplation

Read a review of A Rainbow in My Pocket by  blogger Jill Bennett. A Rainbow in My Pocket Ali Seidabadi and Hoda Haddadi Tiny Owl Publishing How can you put a rainbow in your pocket? Seemingly the little child in this book has an answer to what sounds like a riddle and it’s one she […]

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A little effort can make a big difference!

Read a fantastic review of Will and Nill by Red Reading Hub  Will & Nill Farhad Hasanzadeh and Atieh Markazi Tiny Owl Publishing Will and Nill are two alley cats, both very hungry. That’s about their only similarity though, for while Will is up and about at cock-crow, Nill yawns and continues to doze. Having […]

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Never underestimate children!

Written by: Karim. A, director of Tiny Owl Publishing Yesterday Delaram and I attended a thought-provoking event on “picture book taboos” held by Children’s Books Circle at the Penguin Random House offices in London . There was an excellent panel and you can follow the discussion on their twitter account. Here, I wanted to add some points: […]

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An illustration from one of our titles The Orange House

I saw the actual Orange House!

The story behind creation of The Orange House. Author’s narrative. Nahid Kazemi is the creator of The Orange House, and the illustrator of Alive Again. A while ago a review of The Orange House was published by Read it daddy! In her Facebook page, Nahid wrote she was moved by the review. She said how […]

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