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The Elephant’s Umbrella is out in paperback

Buy The Elephant’s Umbrella  Just like the kind elephant who shares her umbrella, we’re sharing the love with our beautiful new paperback edition of The Elephant’s Umbrella.  The kind elephants loves to share her umbrella. Nothing makes them happier than huddling under it with her friends and keeping out of the rain. But one day, when a strong wind picks the umbrella up and carries it away, the bear and the leopard get the chance to use…

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A beautifully illustrated story about generosity and kindness

Buy The Elephant’s Umbrella   Read a lovely review and list of suggested activities to do with The Elephant’s Umbrella, by the fab Love My Books. The Elephant’s Umbrella Laleh Jaffari, Ali Khodai (illus) Tiny Owl Age 3-5 The elephant is very proud of his umbrella and happy to share its shelter with the other animals. One windy day the umbrella is swept away and is found by a leopard and later a bear. These…

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Tiny Owl’s 2017 highlights

It’s been a big, busy year for Tiny Owl. We’ve had events and awards, campaigns of protest and celebration, and the first titles in two new series! Read on for a roundup of what we’ve been up to this year.   National and international awards Buy A Bottle of Happiness Buy The Elephant’s Umbrella Buy Bijan and Manije Three of our titles have had a particularly good year. Firstly, A Bottle of Happiness and The…

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Tiny Owl’s biggest books of 2017!

As 2017 draws to a close, we thought we’d take a look back at our bestselling titles of 2017 – and take a sneak peek at next year!   1. When I Coloured In the World Buy it here This beautifully simple yet powerful poem of hope and change by Ahmadreza Ahmadi, one of Iran’s greatest contemporary poets, is brought to life by the stunning illustrations of Ehsan Abdollahi. When Ehsan was denied a visa…

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TWO Tiny Owl titles nominated for UK’s most prestigious children’s book award!

Superb news: two Tiny Owl titles have been nominated for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal! A Bottle of Happiness and The Elephant’s Umbrella join 114 other titles nominated for one of the oldest and most prestigious children’s book awards in the UK. The CILIP Kate Greenaway medal is awarded to a book for children or young people judged to be outstanding for its illustrations. The award criteria state: ‘The whole work should provide pleasure from…

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