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Picture books have to appeal to a double audience

Are picture books for children, or adults can enjoy them just as much? Read Nicolette Jones’s answer: Certainly adults can appreciate them just as much. It makes no more sense to say we grow out of illustration than that we grow out of fine art. In fact picturebooks in particular have to appeal to a […]

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Tiny Owl’s Bestsellers in March

Our first bestseller in March was Jackal Who Thought He Was a Peacock based on a fable by Rumi, written by Fereshteh Sarlak and illustrated by Feeroozeh Golmohammadi. A summery of the book: The jackal has never been the same since he saw the peacocks. Now he looks at his grey and brown fur and […]

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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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