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Bijan & Manije

Bijan & Manije released today

After a long wait, today is the publication day of this beautiful book, Bijan & Manije. This is an unusual princess story of love . “Unlike many other stories, even those retold through modern means, the princess is not some damsel in distress. In fact, even within her love she has a very active role, she […]

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Edinburgh Book Festival with Nahid Kazemi

Edinburgh Book Festival with Nahid Kazemi

This year we were busy with Nahid Kazemi’s events in Edinburgh International Book Festival. She read her book The Orange House to children and led two fun workshops for them. In the first workshop children learnt to look around and find materials to make beautiful illustrations. Inspired by The Orange House, they illustrated their own […]

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Family Fun Day

Family Fun Day

We have a stand at The Winch on Saturday 24th September. Come and see us, while having fun with the family. All welcome! Specially Available at this event: Launch of our newest title: Bijan & Manije Alive Again and The Orange House books signed by the illustrator Posters of The Little Black Fish signed by […]

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Story and craft event with Nahid Kazemi in London

Story and craft event with Nahid Kazemi in London

Yesterday, we had a wonderful children’s book reading and arts exercise by the outstanding writer and illustrator of two of our favourite Tiny Owl books, “The Orange House” and “Alive Again”. Nahid Kazemi had joined us all the way from Montreal, Canada to do lead this charming event with the kids and community at the […]

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Marjan Vafaian, illustrator of Bijan & Manije and The Parrot and the Merchant

Meeting Marjan Vafaian in Tehran

Marjan lives in Kish Island, in the south of Iran. When we arrived in Iran, she had gone to Dubai to apply for a visit visa to the UK, to attend the Edinburgh International Book Festival. As you may know, despite all the documents and the EIBF invitation, her visa got refused. Unfortunately this meant […]

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Meeting Hoda Haddadi

Meeting Hoda Haddadi

by Delaram Ghanimifard During the summer trip to Iran, I met Hoda Haddadi to discuss the progress of the new book she is illustrating for Tiny Owl. I first met her at her home. There in addition to some of her artworks on the wall, she had one wall covered with a doll collection, and […]

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Personal Album, Anahita Taymourian

Visiting Anahita Teymorian

by Delaram Ghanimifard Have you ever wondered what is it like to be an illustrator in Iran? Travelling to Tehran this summer, I met some of Tiny Owl’s fantastic illustrators. Here I thought of sharing the experience with you. My first visit was to Anahita Teymorian’s studio in Tehran. She works there and teaches children […]

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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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