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Tahmineh’s Beautiful Bird as reviewed by Today’s Zaman: “This simple story is full of allegory”

The Turkish newspaper Today’s Zaman has published an article about Tahmineh’s Beautiful Bird, considering it as an artistic piece, not just for children. This simple story is full of allegory: Man’s desire to capture a beautiful bird and keep it for his own use and pleasure is used as a metaphor for one people group trying to impose its way of life on another. The deeper meaning of this child’s tale clearly is against assimilation…


A Bird Like Himself as described by The Guardian reader

Very happy to see this piece in The Guardian by one of the readers, chosen A Bird Like Himself for their children Cian and Reily and described it great. Here is the text and their lovely photo: One of Cian’s favourite words at the moment is “birdy” so this book looked promising. Reilly enjoyed hearing the story about a bird who hatches alone and in the absence of any natural parents is looked after by…


There’s Still Room for Quality

Chris McLauren, Saltway’s manager and Tiny Owl’s sales & marketing rep, has had an interview with Publishing Prespectives recently during his Frankfort Book Fair attendance. The interview is mostly about Tiny Owl quality books. Read his interview with Andrew Wilkins :   SaltWay’s Chris McLaren enjoys a challenge, so when one of the UK-based distributor’s Iranian contacts told him they were moving to London to start a children’s publishing company, he took the meeting. As a result, SaltWay (6.1…