Left on its own, a large egg rocks back and forth. Suddenly there is a crack and out pops a fat little chick. The chick is all alone in the world. The animals living nearby don’t know what to do as they’ve never looked after a baby bird before. An unlikely assortment of foster parents […]
Little Black Fish has big questions about the world and he is determined to find the answers to them. He swims away downstream and out to sea despite his mother’s and the other fish warning him of the perils of leaving their safe haven. On his adventure Little Black Fish sees many wondrous and beautiful […]
By: Ali Seidabadi Although the Little Black Fish has already been translated and published in at least two different versions, the translation by Azita Rassi as published by Tiny Owl, London, has been very well received. It has been featured in various British media and websites; most notably the attention given it in the Guardian. […]
‘A charming tale of parental love and growing up.’
This is a beautiful and compelling book with strong and important allegorical messages. Written in the 60s by noted Iranian social critic, teacher and author Samad Behrangi, it was banned in pre-revolutionary Iran for its political thrust. The story of the little black fish is told by an old fish to her twelve thousand grandchildren. […]
Interesting multimedia by Radio Zamaneh, based in Amsterdam, about Tiny Owl here.
Jackie Morris has updated her facebook page about The little Black Fish. She wrote: This book is a must for all schools. A book for all who dare to be different. And Tiny Owl are different. Blogging about this glorious book in next couple of days. Love it. It swims against the shallow tide of […]
See the interview here.
Two Introductions to Tiny Owl and our titles by Radio Free Europe in Persian language here and here.