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Our Children Are Learning!

Written by: K. Arghandehpour, a member of Tiny Owl Publishing’s editorial board Whenever I read or hear something from Donald Trump, I feel sick. I cannot imagine this man becoming the most powerful person in the world. A minute ago, I was listening to the CNN broadcasting his explanation of retweeting an unflattering picture of […]

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Our books in charity Norouz Bazaar

A Persian event took place last weekend, 12 &13 March, at Asia House, Central London. The event was held in celebration of the Persian New Year called Norouz. The Persian New Year starts on 20 March, the first day of spring. It is an ancient tradition that is celebrated in all countries with Persian culture: […]

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The importance of introducing diversity to children

On Wednesday, 9th March 2016, we had a lovely time at Rathfern Primary School in South East London. We were invited to talk about our books and experiences in global literature. They have a very wise scheme about Global Learning to familiarise pupils with the ideas of interdependence, development, globalisation and sustainability. For this purpose, we selected […]

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Tiny Owl’s Bestsellers in February

Our first bestseller in February still was: The Little Black Fish by Samad Behrangi and illustrated by: Farshid Mesghali, the Hans Christian Andersen Award winner. The second has been  When I Coloured in the World by Ahmadreza Ahmadi and illustrated by Ehsan Abdollahi.   The third was The Clever Mouse by Anahita Teymorian. And next to it […]

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Darkness in Children’s Books and Optimism

Written by: Azita Rassi, Tiny Owl Publishing translator *What follows is just my take on the topic above and it should by no means be seen as Tiny Owl’s opinion. I am unaware of how the publisher feels about the issue and am just grateful for the opportunity to state what I think and hear […]

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Tiny Owl’s Bestsellers in January

Our first bestseller in January 2016 was: The Little Black Fish by Samad Behrangi and illustrated by: Farshid Mesghali, the Hans Christian Andersen Award winner. The second was The Parrot and the Merchant based on a fable by Rumi and illustrated by: Marjan Vafaeian. The Third has been  When I Coloured in the World by the […]

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introducing Global children’s literature

written by: Delaram Ghanimifard, the co-founder of Tiny Owl Publishing published by: Global Dimension   The idea of publishing books with a diverse background came to me when I was faced with a “single tone” in the children’s book market in the UK. My son was in Year 5 when we came to the UK, […]

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The Importance of Translating Children’s Books to English

The Importance of Translating Children’s Books to English

    Written by our translator: Azita Rassi I vividly remember the day that my friend’s cute four-year-old daughter asked me what her favourite Iranian dish, ghormeh sabzi, was called in English. “They don’t have it over there, my dear, so they don’t have an English word for it,” said I, trying to explain to […]

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