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Change despair to hope

Change despair to hope

  When all the world was dark, the child took a yellow crayon to give light to the world. -‌Based on When I Coloured in the World It has been an unsettling time after Brexit for some of us. Sita Brahmachari wrote in the Guardian that children have become anxious about the the consequences of […]

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There are picture books for everyone out there!

We have been asking children’s writers, illustrators, lecturers and journalists: ‘Are picture books for children, or adults can enjoy them just as much?’ Below you will find the last answers of our survey. To see a summary of the results of this survey please click here:   Catherine Friess: There’s a picture book for everybody out […]

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New edition of The Little Black Fish

The Little Black Fish; a beautiful book with strong messages

It’s Samad Behrangi‘s birthday. To remember him on this day, read this review of the masterpiece of his life, The Little Black Fish, by Anne Harding in Armadillo.  This is a beautiful and compelling book with strong and important allegorical messages. Written in the 60s by noted Iranian social critic, teacher and author Samad Behrangi, it […]

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Nahid Kazemi

A gallery of Nahid Kazemi’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 are attending. If you are in Edinburgh on 27th and 28th of August, get your tickets and don’t miss out! Below you will find a short  introduction about Nahid Kazemi: See this blog post to find out […]

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Our Exciting new title: A Bottle of Happiness

Our Exciting new title: A Bottle of Happiness

We have a Bottle of Happiness on the way! A bottle of magical happiness, and in it there is laughter, music and love. Written by Pippa Goodhart and illustrated by Ehsan Abdollahi, A Bottle of Happiness is a new fable that goes full circle as it explores the value of possessions against values of friendship […]

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Tiny Owl Publishing at Primrose Hill Summer Fair 2016

Today at Primrose Hill Summer Fair

We have been in Primrose Hill Summer Fair in London today. It was a lovely event full of fun and the weather was fantastic too. We had this opportunity to meet many many nice people. We would like to thank Primrose Hill Community Association for sharing their kindness with the society. Below you will find […]

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Give picture books the status they deserve

A summary of experts’ opinions.   ‘Are picture books for children, or can adults enjoy them just as much’?  We’ve put this question to authors, illustrators, teachers, and booksellers since two months ago. It has been a successful survey. From those we asked, most answered kindly to the inquiry. They made many brilliant points. We […]

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