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A Life Lesson through a Story

As we grow, we learn that books are more than just fun, fictional worlds to entertain us. Stories and tales can act as lessons for us; sending us a moral message or teaching us something new. At Tiny Owl publishing, all our books have a deeper meaning; each narrative is more than a story, it teaches the reader something they didn’t know before turning the pages. When we turn the pages of a children’s book…

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Children’s Writers and Refugees

  Written by: Ali Seidabadi, Tiny Owl’s Persian editor The telly was on and we were packing things. With difficulty, we parted with some items, leaving them behind, while the rest that we couldn’t bring ourselves to leave we packed to take to our new home. The television was showing long queues of refugees who had put their whole lives in a suitcase or a duffle bag, seeking a better life in Europe. Parting is…

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Tiny Owl’s new titles

Tiny Owl Publishing is pleased to announce that we will be releasing two new hardback titles before the end of the year. The Jackal Who Thought He Was A Peacock and The Orange House will be released in January but available to buy in online bookstores by December; just in time for Christmas. The Jackal Who Thought He Was A Peacock is a fable by the thirteenth century poet, Rumi about accepting ones identity. The jackal…

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From my son’s bedroom window

(written by Ali Seidabadi) In a few days, we’ll move to our new place. I’m busy with renovating the new flat these days. One of the good bookshops in Tehran can be seen through the window of Kian’s (my 9-year-old son) bedroom. The very day that the British Foreign Secretary was re-opening the British embassy in Tehran and Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister was re-opening the Iranian embassy in London, I was quibbling over the wall…

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Help Refugees

David Cameron may brand desperate refugees as a ‘swarm’, and the press may went to portray them as benefit seeking opportunists, but the nice side of internet has looked beyond the propaganda and showed the refugees at Calais that human kindness still exists. We first spotted the movement for getting aid to Calais via TV presenter Dawn O’Porter and her tweets; informing us of the address of where to send donations, and just what was…

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