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It’s been a very busy week for Tiny Owl, leading a campaign for picture books. Tiny owl asked more people ‘Are picture books for children, or can adults enjoy them as much?’ We had many brilliant responses. The debate still continues of course. You can see them in this week’s posts. The other option is […]

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There is always hope

Written by: Delaram Ghanimifard, Co-founder at Tiny Owl Publishing   Have you ever faced a situation when big changes in life seem to obstruct your view of future? Have you ever felt that tomorrow is an ambiguous meaningless word? If your child was ever in a situation like that what would you do to help?   […]

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You are NEVER too old to read Picture books!

We have been asking children’s writers, illustrators and journalists that: ‘Are picture books for children, or adults can enjoy them just as much?’ Below you will find more answers:   SF Said: My answer is very short & very simple: “Picture books are for everyone – you are NEVER too old to read them!!!” *SF Said […]

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Vivian French

Picture books are for EVERYONE!

We have been asking children’s writers, illustrators and journalists that: Are picture books for children, or adults can enjoy them just as much? Below you will find more answers.   Vivian French: Picture books are for EVERYONE! It’s sad when adults dismiss them as just for kids … they’re missing out on so much. *Vivian is author of […]

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Never underestimate children!

Written by: Karim. A, director of Tiny Owl Publishing Yesterday Delaram and I attended a thought-provoking event on “picture book taboos” held by Children’s Books Circle at the Penguin Random House offices in London . There was an excellent panel and you can follow the discussion on their twitter account. Here, I wanted to add some points: […]

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An illustration from one of our titles The Orange House

I saw the actual Orange House!

The story behind creation of The Orange House. Author’s narrative. Nahid Kazemi is the creator of The Orange House, and the illustrator of Alive Again. A while ago a review of The Orange House was published by Read it daddy! In her Facebook page, Nahid wrote she was moved by the review. She said how […]

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Ehsan Abdollahi

Illustrated messages are more appealing for all ages

Are picture books for children, or adults can enjoy them just as much? Read Bridget Marzo’s answer: It really is such a big complex issue with a history that differs in each country. It also of course depends so much on what kind of picture book we are referring to (I know some books appeal […]

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Tania read The Parrot and the Merchant

A day full of love, music, and colour

On Saturday 9 April 2016, we had a fantastic children’s book reading event at Belsize Park Community Library, one of the most gracious and welcoming libraries in North West London.   *See more photos of this event here.   The event consisted of a reading of two of our Persian children’s stories by Tania Khojasteh, […]

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