News & Reviews

The magical shape shifting of the snowman

Read a review of The Snowman and the Sun from IBBYlink;   The Snowman and the Sun By Susan Taghdis, illus. Ali Mafakheri, trans. Azita Rassi, London: Tiny Owl Publishing, hb. 9 781 9103 2810 1, 2015, £7.99, 24pp. [Suggested age range 3–7.] Snowmen, standing in the sun, by their very nature, melt away. In […]

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Simple concept with a profound message

Read a wonderful review of When I coloured In the World by: Outside in World:   When I Coloured in the World by Ahmadreza Ahmadi Age Range: 6-8 With a box of coloured crayons and an eraser, a child begins to imagine how to change the world. She rubs out the word ‘darkness’ and writes ‘light’ […]

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Tiny Owl’s Bestsellers in February

Our first bestseller in February still was: The Little Black Fish by Samad Behrangi and illustrated by: Farshid Mesghali, the Hans Christian Andersen Award winner. The second has been  When I Coloured in the World by Ahmadreza Ahmadi and illustrated by Ehsan Abdollahi.   The third was The Clever Mouse by Anahita Teymorian. And next to it […]

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Farshid Mesghali, illustrator of The Little Black Fish

Our books in Tehran/Iran now!

  Very pleased to announce that Tiny Owl Books are in Iran now as well. We had a big launch ceremony for Tiny Owl Books held by our sales representative Book City in Tehran on Monday 29th February, with the attendance of our delightful illustrators and authors: Farshid Mesghali (the prestigious Hans Christian Andersen Award […]

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A fable about change

‘The Orange House is a fable about change, remembering one’s cultural heritage and taking care of the environment.’ wrote School Zone in review of The Orange House. Read this wonderful review here(Except the book is translated from Persian not Arabic):   The Orange House Nahid Kazemi Tiny Owl Publishing Ltd ISBN 9781910328118 This picture book […]

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Rumi’s message of ‘love’

Rumi’s message of ‘love’

A while ago BBC Radio 4 had a very insightful and interesting programme about the poet Rumi. The guests in the programme discussed Rumi’s like and works including Masnavi and Divan. The central message of ‘love’ in Rumi’s works has made them special and live through history and in contemporary times. The programme is highly […]

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Tiny Owl’s Bestsellers in January

Our first bestseller in January 2016 was: The Little Black Fish by Samad Behrangi and illustrated by: Farshid Mesghali, the Hans Christian Andersen Award winner. The second was The Parrot and the Merchant based on a fable by Rumi and illustrated by: Marjan Vafaeian. The Third has been  When I Coloured in the World by the […]

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