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Creation of a cultural bridge

Azita Rassi, the translator of our first eight books, had recently been interviewed by Shahrvand magazine (link) in Persian. Below you will find the English translation of her interview.  Let us start our conversation with The Little Black Fish, a book by Samad Behrangi with which several generations of Iranian families have grown up. I […]

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Inspirational illustrations

Inspirational illustrations

A fan of When I coloured in the World used the book’s beautiful illustrations as inspiration and painted their new arriving baby’s room accordingly. We congratulate them and wish the best. Such an honour to see the influence our books have on our readers. ** You can order the book from here.

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Tiny Owl suggests 5 books about Iran

Fot those curious to know more about Iran, Tiny Owl suggest five books to read in The Big Issue. 1. The Little Black Fish, Samad Behrangi, illustrated by Farshid Mesghali The Little Black Fish lives in a pond, but is curious to reach the sea. This children’s book is an allegory for a nation in […]

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Tiny Owl in The BookSeller

Tiny Owl in The BookSeller

  Tiny Owl have been introduced by The Bookseller as below:   Tiny Owl to publish ‘Iran’s most famous children’s book’ Published October 23, 2014. By Joshua Farrington A new publisher is bringing Iranian children’s books to the UK market, with the first two titles out in January. Delaram Ghanimifard, who is from Iran but […]

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Kind words from David Almond

Kind words from David Almond

After a valuable meeting in last January with David Almond in London, we received his kind and supportive words as follows: “It was great to meet you both. Thanks for sending these books. They’re beautiful, and deserve to find an audience in this country. It’s wonderful that you’re bringing stories from your country to ours, […]

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Happy Persian new year

Thursday, March 20, is the Persian New Year. They call this day ‘Norouz’ (meaning ‘new day’) and celebrate it as a holiday. For thousands of years, Persians have held a custom of laying ‘Haftsin Spreading’ (a spreading of seven S’s). Seven things whose Persian names start with the sound ‘S’ are put on this spreading […]

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