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Explore the Shahnameh in our video!

Do you know about the origins of The Phoenix of Persia? Buy The Phoenix of Persia  We spoke to Iranian classics expert and researcher at UCL Mateen Arghandehpour, to explore the Shahnameh, the epic poem which inspired Sally Pomme Clayton’s The Phoenix of Persia. Find out more about this phenomenal piece of literature in the video below! Hooray! The Phoenix of Persia is nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal 2020! The Phoenix of Persia picked as a top book…

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Teacher Mike Watson reads The Phoenix of Persia!

Buy The Phoenix of Persia  As part of our Fly with Tiny Owl series, we’ve gathered a range of read along and how-to videos from our fabulous authors and illustrators so that you can keep those little ones entertained. With school, library, and bookshop closures, and the inevitable challenges facing the whole community over the next few months, we want to make it as easy as possible for families stuck at home. Let’s share the…

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Listen: Sally Pomme Clayton reads her book The Phoenix of Persia!

Buy The Phoenix of Persia – Order now, pay later As part of our Fly with Tiny Owl series, we’ve gathered a range of read along and how-to videos from our fabulous authors and illustrators so that you can keep those little ones entertained. With school, library, and bookshop closures, and the inevitable challenges facing the whole community over the next few months, we want to make it as easy as possible for families stuck at…

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This magical book takes readers to another world – Kirkus Reviews

Illustrated with a touch of magic! Buy The Phoenix of Persia We’re delighted with this wonderful review of The Phoenix of Persia from Kirkus Reviews! Have a read below.   A story of ancient Persia inside a story of 20th-century Iran accompanied by an easily accessible soundtrack. A brother and sister in Iran run to the public park to listen to a storyteller backed by musicians narrate the tale of Prince Zal and the Simorgh,…

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All children will enjoy the heroic love story of Bijan & Manije – Patricia Nozell

The reader is transported into a fantastic world!  Buy Bijan & Manije  We love this wonderful review of Bijan & Manije from blog Wonder, Ponder, Write! Read Patricia Nozell’s thoughts below. Why I Like this Book: Bijan & Manije features many elements found in classic fairy tales: monstrous creatures that terrorize helpless people; a brave, young knight; a quest to subdue the creatures; a cowardly general; a lonely princess; a tyrannical king; and a love that…

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