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Featured in Chicken Newspaper: When I Coloured in the World

Tiny Owl is pleased to be featured within the pages of Chicken! Newspaper. It is an innovative resource offering realistic views on current events for children. The cover of Issue 8 is an illustration from one of Tiny Owl’s publications. When I Coloured in the World is a perfect fit for this edition of Chicken! as the book’s theme of how positivity can change the world is reflected throughout this issue. Issue 8 focuses on Earth,…

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Tiny Owl book posters available to download!

They’re here: Tiny Owl book posters are now available to download! Tiny Owl is delighted to announce a series of posters for three of our titles: A Bottle of Happiness, When I Coloured In the World, and The Elephant’s Umbrella. And that’s not all – keep an eye out soon for posters featuring some of our upcoming books! Each poster features one of the illustrations from the book, and a word that encapsulates its message.…

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A poem of innocence and simple wisdom

When I Coloured In the World Author: Ahmadreza Ahmadi Illustrator: Ehsan Abdollahi Age: 4+ Key Stage 1 You can now buy When I Coloured In the World in paperback! Originally published in hardback, it was selected as one of the best children’s books of 2015 by the Guardian and was described by the artist/illustrator Jackie Morris as ‘unexpected … deep, layered, beautiful’. The author, Ahmadreza Ahmadi, is renowned in Iran and beyond for his ability both to explore the…

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Mark your calendar: 14 – 15 August, Edinburgh International Book Festival!

Edinburgh International Book Festival: something for everyone!   As the world’s largest celebration of writing, the Edinburgh International Book Festival is guaranteed to have something for book lovers of all ages. Running from 12 – 28 August, it promises to be a packed programme featuring over 800 writers and thinkers – including events by Tiny Owl! This will be the third year that Tiny Owl goes to Edinburgh: in 2015 we were there with an…

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A reassuring tale about the philosophical nature of language and being

Read a wonderful review of Alive Again by Book Trust:   A young boy asks his father what happens to the word ‘blossom’ when the blossom is blown from the trees. Does the word die, along with the blossom? What about rain, wheat or a journey? If these things disappear, do the words disappear too?   This unusual tale can be enjoyed on many levels. It subtly reassures children that although some things can no…

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