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Our books in Tehran/Iran now!

  Very pleased to announce that Tiny Owl Books are in Iran now as well. We had a big launch ceremony for Tiny Owl Books held by our sales representative Book City in Tehran on Monday 29th February, with the attendance of our delightful illustrators and authors: Farshid Mesghali (the prestigious Hans Christian Andersen Award winner), Feeroozeh Golmohammadi, Mahni Tazhibi, Anahita Teymorian, Suan Taghdis, Mahmood Bahmanpour (director of Nazar publishing), and many other artists and…

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A fable about change

‘The Orange House is a fable about change, remembering one’s cultural heritage and taking care of the environment.’ wrote School Zone in review of The Orange House. Read this wonderful review here(Except the book is translated from Persian not Arabic):   The Orange House Nahid Kazemi Tiny Owl Publishing Ltd ISBN 9781910328118 This picture book for slightly older readers describes in muted colours and text a neighbourhood of colourful, smart modern buildings all around a…

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Rumi’s message of ‘love’

A while ago BBC Radio 4 had a very insightful and interesting programme about the poet Rumi. The guests in the programme discussed Rumi’s like and works including Masnavi and Divan. The central message of ‘love’ in Rumi’s works has made them special and live through history and in contemporary times. The programme is highly informative and worth listening to. Link.  Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the poetry of Rumi, the Persian scholar and Sufi…

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A review of The Snowman and the Sun and The Orange House by: Let Them Be Small

The Snowman and the Sun is a book that introduces ideas about the water cycle and evaporation. It is done in a really nice way and it prompted some nice conversations with Mr D about the snow that had melted from our garden a few weeks ago. I’m sure we will return to this book time and time again. There’s a lot going on in the pictures too which Miss E enjoyed very much! Look…

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Tiny Owl’s Bestsellers in January

Our first bestseller in January 2016 was: The Little Black Fish by Samad Behrangi and illustrated by: Farshid Mesghali, the Hans Christian Andersen Award winner. The second was The Parrot and the Merchant based on a fable by Rumi and illustrated by: Marjan Vafaeian. The Third has been  When I Coloured in the World by the Ahmadreza Ahmadi and illustrated by Ehsan Abdollahi. To visit our bookstore please click here.   More to read about this topic:…

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