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Jackie Morris’s magnificent words

We are very fortunate to have numerous magnificent friends. Among the many messages we receive all the time, some feel a bit different, as if their outstanding words intoxicate us. David Almond‘s  and Jackie Morris‘s words  have always been like this. There will be some surprise news about one of the brilliant children’s books authors very soon. And you can see some recent tweets from Jackie here: Beauty, for all ages. Every home, school and library should have…

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Tiny Owl’s Translated children’s Books in Iran

Below you will find an article from Financial Tribune, a newspaper in Iran about Tiny Owl books:     Twelve children’s books written and illustrated by Iranian authors and illustrators, which have been translated into English, published and distributed by Tiny Owl in UK bookstores and bookselling websites, are now available in Iran. Iran’s Book City Institute has distributed the English books in the country whose original Persian editions have already been published by local…

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I absolutely love the final double spread!

Read a wonderful review of A Bird Like Himself  by Jill Bennett:   A Bird Like Himself Anahita Teymorian Tiny Owl Publishing When a chick emerges from a seemingly parentless egg, the animals living around take on the role of carers.   They do their very best and if nothing else they give their new infant plenty of love.   With such a variety of carers though, it’s not surprising that Baby – so called…

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Dreamy poems like a child’s imagination

Read a wonderful review of A Rainbow in My Pocket in the Guardian Witness by Nicky Wallis:   Annie (6) and I were interested in these stories because of their Middle Eastern origins. ‘A Rainbow in my Pocket‘ is translated from Persian. It is poetic, thoughtful and jumps from one idea to the next dreamily like a child’s imagination. I wondered whether Annie would find it too abstract, but she really engaged with it, particularly…

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A book for personal contemplation

Read a review of A Rainbow in My Pocket by  blogger Jill Bennett. A Rainbow in My Pocket Ali Seidabadi and Hoda Haddadi Tiny Owl Publishing How can you put a rainbow in your pocket? Seemingly the little child in this book has an answer to what sounds like a riddle and it’s one she shares with readers in her poetic outpourings – her musings, preoccupations and daydreams. ‘Excuse me, /Little ant,/Could you tell me/Which…

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