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introducing Global children’s literature

written by: Delaram Ghanimifard, the co-founder of Tiny Owl Publishing published by: Global Dimension   The idea of publishing books with a diverse background came to me when I was faced with a “single tone” in the children’s book market in the UK. My son was in Year 5 when we came to the UK, and did not know much English. Looking in the libraries and bookshops, I could find very few books that reflected…

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The Importance of Translating Children’s Books to English

    Written by our translator: Azita Rassi I vividly remember the day that my friend’s cute four-year-old daughter asked me what her favourite Iranian dish, ghormeh sabzi, was called in English. “They don’t have it over there, my dear, so they don’t have an English word for it,” said I, trying to explain to the shocked little girl. “But how do they live then?” she protested. It is not unusual for young children, or…

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Tiny Owl’s Bestsellers in December

Our first bestseller in December was: A Bird Like Himself  by: Anahita Teymorian.   The second was The Little Black Fish by Samad Behrangi and illustrated by: Farshid Mesghali, the Hans Christian Andersen Award winner.   The third was The Parrot and the Merchant based on a fable by Rumi and illustrated by: Marjan Vafaeian.   To visit our bookstore please click here.   More to read about this topic: Tiny Owl’s bestsellers in November- Link

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Happy New Year!

Happy new year! Wishing for a more peaceful world in 2016, a world as beautiful as most children see it. Looking forward to 2016. Our resolution: surprising you by producing high-quality diverse books.     This beautiful illustration is from The Jackal Who Thought He Was A Peacock by: Feeroozeh Golmohammadi.   To visit our bookstore please click here. 

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Seasonal greetings

  Season’s greetings from all of us at Tiny Owl Publishing! We thank you for your wonderful support throughout the year and wish you and your loved ones joyful holidays and a memorable, peaceful, and prosperous 2016. * This illustration is revealed for the first time, and it is from our forthcoming book Bottle of Happiness, written by Pippa Goodhart and illustrated by Ehsan Abdollahi. #EhsanAbdollahi   To visit our bookstore please click here.

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