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Ahmadreza Ahmadi

A visit to the poet of hope and peace, Ahmadreza Ahmadi

On a cold day around Christmas, we visited Ahmadreza Ahmadi, eminent Iranian poet and writer, at his flat in Tehran. His apartment is located on the beautiful hills of northern Tehran. Its walls are covered with stunning paintings, crafts and, of course, shelves full of books. Food for his cats, which is placed next to […]

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Pullen Yard

First day at our new office!

It was a tough day to get into the office – the tube strikes sent the Walworth Road into chaos – but by 10am the Tiny Owl team had made it in to our fantastic new office in Pullens Yard. Based in Kennington, these Victorian mews are unique work spaces. Within the yards exist diverse […]

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Winter solstice celebration!

Every year, on the night of the winter solstice, people of many countries from central Asia to Eastern Europe celebrate this longest night of the year, they call this night Yalda. In this night, it is customary to eat red fruits, apples and pomegranates and watermelons are a usual site. A bowl of assorted nuts […]

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Sophie Hallam

This is a time for hope!

We are very happy to announce that Sophie Hallam is joining our editorial team in a few weeks. This is our first good news for 2017. We will be producing more books in the future with our more energetic team. Here you will find her new blog post. You will hear from her more in […]

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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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