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Bijan and Manije is a story of love with a distinctive Persian flavour

  Read a wonderful review of Bijan and manije by Outside in World.  Bijan and Manije Retelling by Ali Seidabadi, edited by Nicolette Jones Age Range: 6-8   The people of Iran and the neighbouring country of Turan are enemies. Turan is ruled by a tyrant, King Afrasaib, while Iran is ruled over by good King Khosrow. When the forest on the border of Iran is overrun with wild boar the Armenians living there plead…

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Jackie Morris: Tiny owl produces a whole collection of beautifully illustrated picture books

You know when you are doing the right thing and publishing the right books, when you get compliments repeatedly from an inspirational artist such as Jackie Morris and others like her. In an interview with BookTrust, she recommends Tiny Owl books as mythical stories to share with children at Christmas time. She says:   I think collections of stories from around the world are wonderfully important. The publisher Tiny Owl produces a whole collection of…

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Opening up discussions on challenging themes such as loss, death and re-birth

Read a wonderful review of ALive Again by fab Laura Davies for Outside in World.   Alive Again Author: Ahmadreza Ahmadi Illustrator: Nahid Kazemi Translator: Azita Rassi ISBN: 9781910328057   Reading age: Under 5’s and 6 – 8 (and 9 – 11 as a stimulus for philosophical enquiry)   I really enjoyed this story, and the opportunities it opens up for discussions on some quite challenging themes such as loss, death and re-birth. Though these aren’t…

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A Bottle of Happiness chosen as a top book of the year by The Sunday Times

Buy A Bottle of Happiness We’re delighted to see that our recent title A Bottle of Happiness was included in Nicolette Jones’ round up of the best children books of the year. She recommends it as an ideal Christmas gift. Read her fantastic review below!   A Bottle of Happiness, told by Pippa Goodhart (Tiny  Owl 12.99, +4), is a joyous and resonant fable about the gift of sharing, with unusual and spectacular illustrations by the Iranian…

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A Bottle of happiness among the best books of the year by Sunday Times

Delighted to see our recent title A Bottle of Happiness is a pick in Nicolette Jones round up of the best children books of the year and her recommendation as a Christmas gifts.   This is what she wrote about the book:   A Bottle of Happiness, told by Pippa Goodhart (Tiny  Owl 12.99, +4), is a joyous and resonant fable about the gift of sharing, with unusual and spectacular illustrations by the Iranian artist…

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