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Tiny Owl suggests 5 books about Iran

Fot those curious to know more about Iran, Tiny Owl suggest five books to read in The Big Issue. 1. The Little Black Fish, Samad Behrangi, illustrated by Farshid Mesghali The Little Black Fish lives in a pond, but is curious to reach the sea. This children’s book is an allegory for a nation in which it was dangerous to dare to be politically different. 2. Tahmineh’s Beautiful Bird, Parviz Kalantari The author and illustrator…


The Little Black Fish review in ‘Playing by the book’

Zoe Toft has kindly reviewed The Little Black Fish in her blog. The review can be found here. Here is some parts of her review:   Is there a better way to start the new year than by introducing you to a book which will take you somewhere you’ve likely not visited via picture books before, is illustrated by the first Asian recipient of the most prestigious awards in children’s literature, the Hans Christian Andersen Award, and…


Tiny Owl in The BookSeller

  Tiny Owl have been introduced by The Bookseller as below:   Tiny Owl to publish ‘Iran’s most famous children’s book’ Published October 23, 2014. By Joshua Farrington A new publisher is bringing Iranian children’s books to the UK market, with the first two titles out in January. Delaram Ghanimifard, who is from Iran but lives in the UK, set up the Tiny Owl company with her husband after noticing the lack of translated fiction…