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Watch fab author Beverley Naidoo read from Cinderella of The Nile!

Buy Cinderella of The Nile  Our fantastic fairytale, Cinderella of The Nile, went on a magical journey to Edinburgh International Book Festival! Carnegie award winning author Beverley Naidoo was able to meet Iranian illustrator Marjan Vafaeian in person for the first time, which was an incredible and moving moment. Together, they had multiple events for the wonderful story. Watch Beverley read the opening of the tale, introducing her audience to the main character of Rhodopis. Cinderella of The…

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Tiny Owl books are refreshing and lovely!- Jane Ray

An interview with illustrator and children’s author Jane Ray Visit our bookstore We like Jane Ray and she likes Tiny Owl books! She says “Tiny Owl books are wonderful! They’re so diverse, the illustrations are unusual and the colour schemes are just beautiful. I feel that what I’ve seen at Tiny Owl has its own energy, and is refreshing and lovely!” She’s one of a kind. Jane popped into our office on a hot muggy day in…

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Illustrator Ehsan Abdollahi thanks his supporters with beautiful artwork!

Buy Ehsan’s books! This year, Iranian illustrator Ehsan Abdollahi faced stress and hassle when trying to get his visa to attend Edinburgh International Book Festival. The problems were eventually resolved, and throughout the process, Ehsan received an overwhelming amount of support and encouragement for the public. This beautiful artwork and poem is his own unique way of saying thank you to all who stood with him. Watch the video below! Freedom Gift your love to…

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Stop treating authors and illustrators like suspects!

This is the fourth year in a row that Tiny Owl’s illustrators face visa issues! We are thrilled to announce that the visa issues that were faced by two of our Iranian illustrators, Ehsan Abdollahi and Marjan Vafaeian, have been resolved. Both illustrators have multiple events planned for Edinburgh International Book Festival, with Ehsan being the named illustrator in residence, but had to undergo a long and extremely frustrating process in order to obtain their…

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An Empty Chair!

Author Beverley Naidoo responds to the visa issues faced by Tiny Owl illustrators Buy Cinderella of the Nile  Edinburgh International Book Festival has begun, but unfortunately has once again been filled with the problem of authors and illustrators being unable to attend due to having their visa applications denied. Author of Cinderella of The Nile, Beverley Naidoo wrote a letter for The Guardian, speaking out against the demoralising process. She is scheduled to have an event with the…

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