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Azita Rassi

A Christmas of Acceptance!

Written by Azita Rassi, Our translator from Persian language   2016 has been a year of increasing schisms all over the world. Dissension accompanied with prejudice and an adamant refusal to see the others’ point of view marked this ominous year that might be the predecessor of worst ones if we do not try to […]

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The Little Black Fish in paperback

The Little Black Fish in paperback

By 2017, it will have been 50 years since the publication of The Little Black Fish in Persian. The Little Black Fish is the story of a small fish who dares to be different and explore the world. He has high ambitions and is ready to face many challenges on his way to achieve them. […]

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The Elephant's Umbrella

Our next engaging title: The Elephant’s Umberella

The Elephant’s Umbrella by Laleh Jaffari, illustrated by Ali Khodai and translated by Azita Rassi is the new Tiny Owl picture book, coming out in January 2017.   It’s wet and cold and raining again. The elephant opens his umbrella and brings together the small animals under it. His kindness warms them all. Maybe that’s […]

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Tiny Owl's Christmas bundle

Tiny Owl introduces its Christmas present!

Are you looking for inspiring and different Christmas gifts this year? Books are always a good choice, especially those with a message of hope and kindness. You know which books I mean. When you open them vibrant colours and imaginative illustrations capture your thoughts and enter your dreams. We have at least three of them […]

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Nicollette Jones

Nicolette Jones: The story of Bijan & Manije spoke to me

Tiny Owl loves to publish timeless stories, those that no matter when they are written, they have something for their modern audience. Bijan & Manije is a Persian story of thousand years ago. When we chose Bijan & Manije with its stunning modern illustrations to publish, we had to think about a new way to […]

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Embrace your inner child!

Embrace your inner child!

A short report from Little’s Market in Edinburgh by Delaram Ghanimifard, Co founder at Tiny Owl  Tiny Owl visited the beautiful and mysterious city of Edinburgh on the 29th and 30th of October. There, we attended the children’s book fair at the Fruitmarket Gallery (thanks to Allison Everett). We like attending these occasions from time […]

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The Little Black Fish was shortlisted for The Marsh Award

The Little Black Fish was shortlisted for The Marsh Award

We are very happy that our book The Little Black Fish by Samad Behrangi, translated by Azita Rassi, and edited by Pippa Goodhart was shortlisted for The Marsh Children’s Literature Award in Translation by The English Speaking Union (TheESU). The final winner will be announced in January.     A summary of the book: Little Black […]

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