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Marjan Vafaian’s Edinburgh events are cancelled!

We were informed yesterday that unfortunately, Marjan Vafaian’s visa was refused and she cannot attend Edinburgh Book Festival in August. She was travelling from Iran and had all the requested documents to get the visa. We are especially saddened that children will miss her workshops and unique artworks in Edinburgh and London in late August. […]

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The camel caravan in the Parrot and the Merchant

A gallery of Marjan Vafaian’s beautiful illustrations

Edinburgh International Book Festival is the place, and two of Tiny Owl’s most talented author/illustrators, Nahid Kazemi and Marjan Vafaian (Vafaeian) are attending. If you are in Edinburgh on 27th and 28th of August, get your tickets and don’t miss out! See this blog post to find out about the subjects and their schedules at the […]

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New edition of The Little Black Fish

The Little Black Fish; a beautiful book with strong messages

It’s Samad Behrangi‘s birthday. To remember him on this day, read this review of the masterpiece of his life, The Little Black Fish, by Anne Harding in Armadillo.  This is a beautiful and compelling book with strong and important allegorical messages. Written in the 60s by noted Iranian social critic, teacher and author Samad Behrangi, it […]

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Nahid Kazemi

A gallery of Nahid Kazemi’s beautiful illustrations

Edinburgh International Book Festival is the place, and two of Tiny Owl’s most talented author/illustrators, Nahid Kazemi and Marjan Vafaian are attending. If you are in Edinburgh on 27th and 28th of August, get your tickets and don’t miss out! Below you will find a short  introduction about Nahid Kazemi: See this blog post to find out […]

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An illustration by Parviz Kalantari

A tribute to the creator of masterpieces about nomadic life

On 21st of May, we lost Parviz Kalantari, one of the most renowned illustrators in Iran. Tiny Owl was lucky to publish his last work for children, Tahmineh’s Beautiful Bird. Parviz’s artistic life was dedicated to introducing nomadic tribes of Iran and their lifestyle to his audience. Tahmineh’s Beautiful Bird shows the everyday life of […]

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Parviz Kalantari

In the memory of Parviz Kalantary

  We are deeply saddened by the loss of Parviz Kalantari, a preeminent Iranian artist. We are privileged to have his brilliant children’s picture book Tahmineh’s Beautiful Bird among the titles published by Tiny Owl. In fact this book has been one of his last works. He was a pioneer artist, introducing the unique tribal […]

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