See the interview here.
Two Introductions to Tiny Owl and our titles by Radio Free Europe in Persian language here and here.
See the list here.
read the review here.
On World Book Day, it’s good to be able to feature a picture book from a new publishing house that plans to make more international children’s literature available in the UK. They are beginning with some eye-catching books from Iran, both classic and contemporary. The Little Black Fish dares to defy his mother and […]
An inteview with THE BIG ISSUE 1. The Little Black Fish, Samad Behrangi, illustrated by Farshid Mesghali The Little Black Fish lives in a pond, but is curious to reach the sea. This children’s book is an allegory for a nation in which it was dangerous to dare to be politically different. 2. Tahmineh’s […]
I have loved reading Aesop’s Fables since I was a child as they all have great messages for any youngster to learn. When I heard about the latest illustration version of The Boy Who Cried Wolf. I was really keen to share it with Monkey. This beautiful hardback version of The Boy Who Cried Wolf […]
Fot those curious to know more about Iran, Tiny Owl suggest five books to read in The Big Issue. 1. The Little Black Fish, Samad Behrangi, illustrated by Farshid Mesghali The Little Black Fish lives in a pond, but is curious to reach the sea. This children’s book is an allegory for a nation in […]
This is a masterful retelling of one of Aesop’s Fables. It is retold by Mahni Tazhibi. Originally written in Persian it has been skillfully and sympathetically translated by Azita Rassi. The evocative and colourful illustrations are by Mahni Tazhibi, himself. It is published by Tiny Owl Publishing and is in large format, so is a […]
Zoe Toft has kindly reviewed The Little Black Fish in her blog. The review can be found here. Here is some parts of her review: Is there a better way to start the new year than by introducing you to a book which will take you somewhere you’ve likely not visited via picture books before, is […]