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Why Tiny Owl books are perfect for children!

by Phyllida Jacobs Buy Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me Buy The Elephant’s Umbrella Buy Will & Nill Anyone can tell you that I adore books, but what you might not know is that before I was at Tiny Owl, I worked as a teaching assistant in a kindergarten. I really enjoyed my time there, and I learned a lot. When you work with young children, you often find that they teach you as much as…

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Will and Nill is purr-fect to celebrate International Cat Day!

Buy Will and Nill  Cats are wonderful creatures! Some of them can be loving, affectionate and cuddly! Of course they can also be lazy and grumpy sometimes, and always seem to decide to nap on your laptop just as you start feeling productive, but we love them all the same (probably because we know that we can all be lazy and grumpy sometimes!) Everyone loves cats, with their images and videos filling up the internet and…

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Will and Nill: both fable-like and contemporary

Buy Will and Nill   Miaow! Will and Nill has been featured as the ‘Iran’ stop in a 13-destination international tour of feline-themed children’s books by BookRiot.   Will and Nill, by Farhad Hasanzadeh, translated by Azita Rassi, illustrated by Atieh Markazi From India, we might as well take a short flight northwest to Tehran, where we can meet two hungry alley cats, Will and Nill. These are an odd couple of cats: Nill’s a sleeper and…

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Video: enjoy the playful cat antics of Will and Nill

Just how do you distract a hungry cat? Anyone who’s ever owned one will know the answer to that… Below you can watch the introductory video to Will and Nill! Will and Nill are very hungry cats. Nill dozes, dreaming about food, while his friend Will goes off to play hide and seek with his new friend, the sparrow. If he stays with Nill, his stomach will rumble and grumble with hunger. If he plays,…

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Will and Nill remind me of my favourite cats

By Lindsey Jones* I have owned too many pets to count; among them have been goldfish I brought home from fairs, betta fish and a boatload of cats. Of all the pets I have owned, cats have been my favorite. They all have their own distinct personalities and my favorites by far have been Winston Churchill and Phoebe. Phoebe is a quiet, laid-back cat who refuses to be touched by anyone but me. She sleeps…

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