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Tiny Owl’s Bestsellers in March

Our first bestseller in March was Jackal Who Thought He Was a Peacock based on a fable by Rumi, written by Fereshteh Sarlak and illustrated by Feeroozeh Golmohammadi. A summery of the book: The jackal has never been the same since he saw the peacocks. Now he looks at his grey and brown fur and thinks how boring he looks. He wonders how he can change it to be beautiful and dazzling like the peacocks.…

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Our Children Are Learning!

Written by: K. Arghandehpour, a member of Tiny Owl Publishing’s editorial board Whenever I read or hear something from Donald Trump, I feel sick. I cannot imagine this man becoming the most powerful person in the world. A minute ago, I was listening to the CNN broadcasting his explanation of retweeting an unflattering picture of Ted Cruz’s wife. Just before that, I was reading about his withdrawal of a call for punishing women who have abortions…

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Short Attention Span or Longing for Stability?

Written by: Azita Rassi, Tiny Owl Publishing’s translator Today I was talking with an observant friend about how difficult it has become to read a long expository novel to the end or to listen to a wordy speech with concentration. It made me think of another similar change that I have noticed in myself. I used to love watching feature films, but now when I add motion picture titles to my Netflix playlist, I know…

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Spring is here, Norouz is coming

Written by: Delaram Ghanimifard The first day of spring, the 20th of March. The trees are in pink and white blossoms and daffodils’ scent fill the air. The Persian New Year has a sense of morning, the pleasant warmth of a spring sunshine. It has the sweet smell of flowers and blossoms. As a child the excitement of the New Year came a week before Norouz (meaning the new day), when mum would wet a…

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Our books in charity Norouz Bazaar

A Persian event took place last weekend, 12 &13 March, at Asia House, Central London. The event was held in celebration of the Persian New Year called Norouz. The Persian New Year starts on 20 March, the first day of spring. It is an ancient tradition that is celebrated in all countries with Persian culture: Iran, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, and parts of other countries with the same culture. The event displayed some beautiful elements of Norouz,…

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