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Making the world a better place!

Making the world a better place!

Read a wonderful review of When I Coloured in the World by Eye Magazine:   When I Coloured in the World By Ahmadreza Ahmadi, illustration by Ehsan Abdollahi   This book is the product of a powerful partnership between Ahmadi, an Iranian poet, and illustrator Ehsan Abdollahi – also illustrator of A Bottle of Happiness, […]

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The Elephant's Umbrella

A lovely tale perfect for storytelling

Read a wonderful review of The Elephant’s Umbrella by Outside in World:   Elephant loves his brightly coloured umbrella; when it rains he likes nothing more than being able to offer shelter to his friends so that they can keep cosy and dry. But one day when the elephant was sleeping a gust of wind […]

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Bijan & Manije; an exciting literary page-turner for all readers, young and old alike!

Read a wonderful review of Bijan and Manije by Sarah Stokes for IBBY Link February 2017.   Bijan and Manije Ali Seidabadi, illus. Marjan Vafaian, trans. Azita Rassi, London: Tiny Owl Books, hb. 978 1 9103 2814 9, 2016, £12.99, 24pp. First published in Iran in 2016 by Chekkeh Publishers. [Picture storybook, 5–10 years. Keywords: […]

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Building Bridges Through Picture Books

Read a wonderful blog post by Pippa Goodhart from the Picture Book Den. Pippa is the author of A Bottle Of Happiness.    As our world divides, and distrust between different peoples seems to be growing, our children need to learn to do better than us.  That will only come through understanding and communication between cultures.  […]

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The Elephant’s Umbrella brings the message of EMPATHY

Read a wonderful review of The Elephant’s Umbrella by Jill Bennett:    The Elephant’s Umbrella Laleh Jaffari and Ali Khodai (translated by Azita Rassi) Elephant, a kindly pachyderm, is always ready and willing to share his prized possession, a brightly coloured umbrella, with his fellow animals whenever the need should arise. One day though while […]

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Champions of fantastic diverse stories!

Read a fantastic review of our new releases by children’s book blog Read It Daddy. Thank you to Read It Daddy for your kind words!   Today is a big release day for Tiny Owl Publishing, champions of fantastic diverse stories from around the world. Their new collection for 2017 truly does have something for everyone […]

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