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Jackal’s crazy colour–splashing antics

Read a review of The Jackal Who Thought He Was a Peacock by ReaD IT. DaDDy!:     Based on a classic fable by Rumi, here’s a fabulous picture book version of an old, old story that instantly feels fresh and new… “The Jackal Who Thought He Was a Peacock” is actually quite a bittersweet […]

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An extract from The Orange House

The Orange House reviewed by Jill Bennett

This is a powerful fable of our time, when thoughtless, money-grabbing developers are often too ready to knock down buildings and destroy open spaces in the name of progress. With its naive perspectives, Nahid Kazemi’s quirky, offbeat illustrative style delivers the message with a punchy panache. You can read the full review here. Buy The […]

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The Jackal in the Red Reading Hub

The Jackal in the Red Reading Hub

We have a new review from our favourite children’s books reviewer, Jill Bennett, for our second ‘Rumi’ book: The Jackal Who Thought He Was a Peacock. Firoozeh Golmohammadi’s portraits of the animal characters and the landscape and townscape settings are executed in a painterly style which is at once absorbing and arresting .   As […]

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introducing Global children’s literature

written by: Delaram Ghanimifard, the co-founder of Tiny Owl Publishing published by: Global Dimension   The idea of publishing books with a diverse background came to me when I was faced with a “single tone” in the children’s book market in the UK. My son was in Year 5 when we came to the UK, […]

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What happens when a snowman melts?

In the days leading to Christmas, the Guardian published Christmas family book reviews! Proudly The Snowman and the Sun was among them. A reviewer wrote:     This is a lovely story about what happens when a snowman melts. We follow him through the water cycle as he waits to fall as snow and be […]

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