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There is always hope

Written by: Delaram Ghanimifard, Co-founder at Tiny Owl Publishing   Have you ever faced a situation when big changes in life seem to obstruct your view of future? Have you ever felt that tomorrow is an ambiguous meaningless word? If your child was ever in a situation like that what would you do to help?   I guess we all face changes in all stages of our lives. For my two sons the big change of…

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You are NEVER too old to read Picture books!

We have been asking children’s writers, illustrators and journalists that: ‘Are picture books for children, or adults can enjoy them just as much?’ Below you will find more answers:   SF Said: My answer is very short & very simple: “Picture books are for everyone – you are NEVER too old to read them!!!” *SF Said is author of Varjak Paw & Phoenix. He also writes about children’s & YA books for the Gurdian.      …

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Picture books are for EVERYONE!

We have been asking children’s writers, illustrators and journalists that: Are picture books for children, or adults can enjoy them just as much? Below you will find more answers.   Vivian French: Picture books are for EVERYONE! It’s sad when adults dismiss them as just for kids … they’re missing out on so much. *Vivian is author of vast rang of children’s books.   Celestine and the Hare: I  think books are just for people. It doesn’t matter…

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Never underestimate children!

Written by: Karim. A, director of Tiny Owl Publishing Yesterday Delaram and I attended a thought-provoking event on “picture book taboos” held by Children’s Books Circle at the Penguin Random House offices in London . There was an excellent panel and you can follow the discussion on their twitter account. Here, I wanted to add some points: 1. We shouldn’t underestimate children. They can understand and even cope with the reality (mostly) better than adults. The most…

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I saw the actual Orange House!

The story behind creation of The Orange House. Author’s narrative. Nahid Kazemi is the creator of The Orange House, and the illustrator of Alive Again. A while ago a review of The Orange House was published by Read it daddy! In her Facebook page, Nahid wrote she was moved by the review. She said how glad she was that the essence of the story had crossed the borders and touched the hearts of people she…

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