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Pardekhani[1] and Picture Books

Pardekhani[1] and Picture Books

Ali Seidabadi, editor of  Tiny Owl’s Persian series   When I was a child, a kind of art was popular in Iran, which I can describe as a sort of collective illustration reading.  I have been captivated with this art for a while, thinking how greatly it resembles “reading” a picture book or an illustrated […]

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A Life Lesson through a Story

As we grow, we learn that books are more than just fun, fictional worlds to entertain us. Stories and tales can act as lessons for us; sending us a moral message or teaching us something new. At Tiny Owl publishing, all our books have a deeper meaning; each narrative is more than a story, it […]

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Children’s Writers and Refugees

  Written by: Ali Seidabadi, Tiny Owl’s Persian editor The telly was on and we were packing things. With difficulty, we parted with some items, leaving them behind, while the rest that we couldn’t bring ourselves to leave we packed to take to our new home. The television was showing long queues of refugees who […]

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Tiny Owl’s new titles

Tiny Owl’s new titles

Tiny Owl Publishing is pleased to announce that we will be releasing two new hardback titles before the end of the year. The Jackal Who Thought He Was A Peacock and The Orange House will be released in January but available to buy in online bookstores by December; just in time for Christmas. The Jackal […]

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The Snowman and the Sun

The Snowman and the Sun

Buy The Snowman and the Sun, paperback, 24pp, £7.99 (discounts may apply) Written by Susan Taghdis Illustrated by Ali Mafakheri Where does a snowman go when he melts? Where does he go when the sun shines bright and hot? Hoes he go far away? And will he ever come back? The Snowman and the Sun […]

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From my son’s bedroom window

From my son’s bedroom window

(written by Ali Seidabadi) In a few days, we’ll move to our new place. I’m busy with renovating the new flat these days. One of the good bookshops in Tehran can be seen through the window of Kian’s (my 9-year-old son) bedroom. The very day that the British Foreign Secretary was re-opening the British embassy […]

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