The story of Tahmineh’s Beautiful Bird happens in a Qashqai tribe. The Qashghai are nomadic tribespeople in Iran who move around with their sheep, and live in tent homes. They have different and interesting life-style. The whole tribe moves during summer and autumn. The wool they produce is particularly fine and strong, and brightly coloured […]
Very pleased to see our books on the Foyles’ prominent display at Waterloo Station, London. Thank you for the appreciation the value of the cultural depth as well as some other independent bookstores around the country.
The great poet Rumi (Molavi) is known by the Iranians as an Iranian and by the Turks as a Turk, each having their own reasons. Iranians say he was born in Iran and wrote all of his works in Persian. Turks say that his tomb is in Turkey and his descendants and heirs live in […]
Ali Seidabadi, our Persian editor for the 2015 collection, is traveling to the Uk in August attending Edinburgh International Book Festival. We are planning an event for him in London as well. It will be announced as soon as it is fixed.
Pleased for the new books’ start of distribution. Alive Again, written by: Ahmadreza Ahmadi and illustrated by: Nazanin Kazemi, and Tahmineh’s Beautiful Bird, written and illustrated by: Parviz Kalantari. Will write about the books and their great authors and illustrators soon. Buy Alive Again here. Buy Tahmineh’s Beautiful Bird Here.
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 […]