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Meet us in Edinburgh International Book Festival!

You may have read this week’s guest blog, From London To Tehran, by our Persian editor, Ali Seidabadi. Unfortunately, Ali will be waiting a bit longer to discover the streets of London he wrote about, as his trip to the UK has been put on hold. Due to his visa being rejected, Ali Seidabadi has had to cancel his appearance at the Edinburgh International Book Festival this month, and Tiny Owl’s Publishing event with him…

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From London to Tehran (1)

(written by Ali Seidabadi, Persian editor at Tiny Owl) I have never been to London, but I know many of its streets. I’ve got familiar with London through stories, novels, and books. Many young Iranians become familiar with London, Paris, New York, etc. through fiction and films.   Sometimes I wonder how familiar a British, French, or American citizen is with our Tehran. I am almost certain that our knowledge of London, Paris, New York,…

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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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