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The Orange House reviewed by Jill Bennett

This is a powerful fable of our time, when thoughtless, money-grabbing developers are often too ready to knock down buildings and destroy open spaces in the name of progress. With its naive perspectives, Nahid Kazemi’s quirky, offbeat illustrative style delivers the message with a punchy panache. You can read the full review here. Buy The Orange House here.

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The Jackal in the Red Reading Hub

We have a new review from our favourite children’s books reviewer, Jill Bennett, for our second ‘Rumi’ book: The Jackal Who Thought He Was a Peacock. Firoozeh Golmohammadi’s portraits of the animal characters and the landscape and townscape settings are executed in a painterly style which is at once absorbing and arresting .   As with all Tiny Owl publications, the book’s design and the quality of the production are superb. Read the full review…

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introducing Global children’s literature

written by: Delaram Ghanimifard, the co-founder of Tiny Owl Publishing published by: Global Dimension   The idea of publishing books with a diverse background came to me when I was faced with a “single tone” in the children’s book market in the UK. My son was in Year 5 when we came to the UK, and did not know much English. Looking in the libraries and bookshops, I could find very few books that reflected…

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Children’s books are the best messengers of peace and understanding

There is no doubt that the work you are doing is important, but I would love to hear your take on that – so why do you think it’s significant? One of our prominent poets Hafez says, “There is only one story of love and many narratives of that same story; still it is new whenever I hear it”. I think it is important to see and hear different perspectives on universal concepts such as…

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What happens when a snowman melts?

In the days leading to Christmas, the Guardian published Christmas family book reviews! Proudly The Snowman and the Sun was among them. A reviewer wrote:     This is a lovely story about what happens when a snowman melts. We follow him through the water cycle as he waits to fall as snow and be made again the next year. One for the scientists and the existentialists! Link to the source: Here To visit our…

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