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 […]
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 […]
An interview with Anahita Teymorian Anahita Teymorian is an Iranian illustrator/ author. We have published two of her beautiful works: The Clever Mouse and A Bird Like Himself. There is Enough Room for Everyone is the third we are publishing from her. Here you’ll read an interview with Anahita. Tell us a bit about yourself, about […]
Your browser does not support the video tag. Watch Hoda Haddadi, the illustrator of forthcoming title A Rainbow in My Pocket at work. She’s amazing! The video is directed by Zahra Nik-khah. To visit our bookstore please click here.
Nahid Kazemi is the illustrator of two titles from Tiny Owl: Alive Again and recently The Orange House. Her work has absorbed so many attractions. To introduce her more to our audience, we asked her a few questions and she kindly replied to them. She lives in Montreal, Canada, so the conversation took place via […]
Farshid Mesghali was born in Isfahan, in July, 1943. Studying painting at Tehran University, he began his professional career as a graphic designer and illustrator in 1964. After his graduation, he joined the Institute for the Intellectual Development for Children and Young Adults in Tehran, in 1968. During years 1970-1978 he made many of his […]
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 […]
Our English editor Pippa Goodhart is the author of over eighty children’s books, including prize-winning picture book You Choose, and the Winnie the Witch storybooks which she writes under the pen name of Laura Owen. For more information: www.pippagoodhart.co.uk She trained as a teacher, and worked for many years in bookselling before becoming and mother […]
The great poet Rumi (Molavi) is known by the Iranians as an Iranian and by the Turks as a Turk, each having their own reasons. Iranians say he was born in Iran and wrote all of his works in Persian. Turks say that his tomb is in Turkey and his descendants and heirs live in […]
Ali Seidabadi, our Persian editor for the 2015 collection, is traveling to the Uk in August attending Edinburgh International Book Festival. We are planning an event for him in London as well. It will be announced as soon as it is fixed.