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Poetic side of Tiny Owl Publishing

As today is #NationalPoetryDay we’ve decided to take a look at the poetic side of Tiny Owl Publishing.  A number of our titles are based on the fables of Rumi; a poet of the world. As well as Rumi’s The Parrot & The Merchant, we also find When I Coloured The World, Alive Again and […]

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Night Circus by Delssert and Kafka, Beckett, Ionesco, etc.

By: Ali Seidabadi, editor for Tiny Owl’s Persian series Although Iran is not a member of the Berne Convention and Iranian internal laws do not protect international rights for publishing foreign works in Persian, some Iranian publishers feel an ethical obligation to observe copyright and strive to publish the translation of selected foreign books only […]

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Why Tiny Owl is different

Why Tiny Owl is different

Whilst following all the action via live tweets & the #kidsconf15 hashtag, we were thrilled to hear that print is still preferred by young readers. ‘75% of children still want a physical book experience’ Cally Poplak #kidsconf15 — Imogen Cooper (@EditorGoose) September 29, 2015 According to Imogen Cooper’s Tweet, 39.75% of children still want a […]

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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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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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