News & Reviews

Three Tiny Owl titles in “100 great translated books from around the world”

This is fantastic! To “celebrate, discover, and discuss the state of literature for children and teens in translation” in September, which is WorldKidLit month, BookRiot has listed 100 great translated books in English from around the world. We are very proud to have three titles in the list. These three are: The Snowman and the Sun: A snowman […]

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Family Fun Day

Family Fun Day

We have a stand at The Winch on Saturday 24th September. Come and see us, while having fun with the family. All welcome! Specially Available at this event: Launch of our newest title: Bijan & Manije Alive Again and The Orange House books signed by the illustrator Posters of The Little Black Fish signed by […]

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How art can change life

Read a nice review of When I Coloured in the World in Guardian Witness.  This is a deceptively simple book about a child who colours in the world with a box of crayons. The crayons help her transform the world: “I rubbed out that word “Hunger”. I wrote “wheat” with my green crayon,” and with […]

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Marjan Vafaian’s Edinburgh events are cancelled!

We were informed yesterday that unfortunately, Marjan Vafaian’s visa was refused and she cannot attend Edinburgh Book Festival in August. She was travelling from Iran and had all the requested documents to get the visa. We are especially saddened that children will miss her workshops and unique artworks in Edinburgh and London in late August. […]

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We need more multicultural books

We got a wonderful review for A Rainbow in My Pocket by Anita Silvey (author and literary critic) in her facebook: Today I read A Rainbow in My Pocket, first published in Persian, and now available from Tiny Owl Press in London. Ali Seidabadi and Hoda Haddadi have captured the whimsical thoughts of a young Iranian girl, who […]

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A Rainbow in My Pocket

A joyous and whimsical poem

Read a review of A Rainbow in My Pocket by Mirrors Windows Doors: A Rainbow in My Pocket written by Ali Seidabadi, illustrated by Hoda Haddadi (Tiny Owl Books, 2016 – first published in Persian by Ofogh Publications (Iran), 2007) If you can’t Fit the Rainbow In your pocket, Instead Make your dreams So big […]

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A Rainbow in My Pocket

Discover your own rainbows

Read a fabulous review of A Rainbow in My Pocket by Melanié McGilloway for Armadillo: Can you fit a rainbow in your pocket? The little girl in this beautifully lyrical Iranian picture book seems to think so. Of course, real rainbows won’t fit, but all you need to do is to make your dreams so […]

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