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 […]
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.
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 […]
Zoe Toft has kindly reviewed The Little Black Fish in her blog. The review can be found here. Here is some parts of her review: Is there a better way to start the new year than by introducing you to a book which will take you somewhere you’ve likely not visited via picture books before, is […]
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 […]
Our 2015 catalogue is now available for download. catalogue
We are at London International Book Fair 2014. You can find us at Saltway stand E200.
Illustration by: Marjan Vafaeian.
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, […]
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 […]