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Let’s look at the details!

Let’s look at the details!

Children are made readers on the laps of their parents. — Emilie Buchwald There are untold benefits to be unlocked once you begin a reading journey with your child; valuable bonding time together, opening their eyes to new worlds and cultures, and you can teach them that reading is a pleasure, not a chore. From […]

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The Little Black Fish

The Guardian focuses on the classics that were never translated into English

Read the Guardian’s article, mentioning Tiny Owl books, particularly The Little Black Fish: Also do check out Tiny Owl, whose aim is to bring quality translated global literature with a focus on Iranian books, to an English speaking audience, including Samad Behrangi’s absolute classic The Little Black Fish, which every Iranian child has read – […]

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cultural diversity and our goal

cultural diversity and our goal

Books should be mirrors and windows. This week, it’s been inspiring to read so many articles in the media regarding diversity in children’s books and the need for it.* At Tiny Owl, our aim is, obviously, to bring quality translated global literature to an English speaking audience. We see our books as gifts from non-English […]

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Nahid Kazemi, the illustrator of Alive Again

Nahid Kazemi, the illustrator of Alive Again

About Nahid Kazemi, the illustrator of Alive Again: According to Nahid, starting her job as an illustrator was from her childhood .She made books with her own hands and painted them. At that time she had the dream of making cheerful and colorful books instead of boring school books. When she grew up, continued doing […]

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More about Qashqai

More about Qashqai

Perhaps the word Qashqai reminds you of a car, namely, the Nissan CUV known as Nissan Qashqai, but if you read our book entitled Tahmineh’s Beautiful Bird later, you will see where this car gets its name from. Qashqai is a name given to an assemblage of tribes in Iran, many members of which still […]

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Welcome to our brand new weekly blog!

Each week we will write an entry that will give you an insight into the world of Tiny Owl Publishing, the inspiration and stories behind our titles, our authors, translators and talented illustrators behind our beautiful books and our aim to bring high quality global literature to an English reading audience. To begin with, we […]

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a Qashghai waman weaves a carpet.

Qashqai tribe

The story of Tahmineh’s Beautiful Bird happens in a Qashqai tribe. The Qashghai are nomadic tribespeople in Iran who move around with their sheep, and live in tent homes. They have different and interesting life-style. The whole tribe moves during summer and autumn. The wool they produce is particularly fine and strong, and brightly coloured […]

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