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5 Reasons to read to your child

“If we want children to learn to read well, we must find a way to induce them to read lots,” and likewise, “If we want to induce children to read lots, we must teach them to read well” Dr. Marilyn Jager Adams It is said that children become readers in the laps of their parents – a sentiment we couldn’t agree more with at Tiny Owl Publishing. As we’ve discussed in previous blogs, there are…

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How would you colour the world?

In previous week’s blogs, we have spoken about the importance of introducing your children to a world of global literature, and how to get the most out of your shared reading time with your child. This week, using When I Coloured The World as our chosen book, we will look at how beautifully illustrated picture books can unlock a child’s imagination, and act as a springboard for creativity. When I Coloured The World is a…

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Summer Holiday Reads

The summer holidays are officially underway and the next few weeks are the perfect opportunity to introduce your child to the many benefits of reading. A child that reads is a child with an eagerness to learn, gain knowledge and explore new worlds. Each book can unlock a new part of their imagination and introduce them to cultures they wouldn’t be aware of otherwise. At Tiny Owl Publishing, we believe that introducing children to new…

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Let’s look at the details!

Children are made readers on the laps of their parents. — Emilie Buchwald There are untold benefits to be unlocked once you begin a reading journey with your child; valuable bonding time together, opening their eyes to new worlds and cultures, and you can teach them that reading is a pleasure, not a chore. From an early age, an infant can look at pictures, point out objects and recognise your voice. Reading aloud with your…

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cultural diversity and our goal

Books should be mirrors and windows. This week, it’s been inspiring to read so many articles in the media regarding diversity in children’s books and the need for it.* At Tiny Owl, our aim is, obviously, to bring quality translated global literature to an English speaking audience. We see our books as gifts from non-English cultures for all children – we choose the finest books from Iran, less known to Western children, and people have…

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