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The illustrations of Cinderella of the Nile are perfect complement to Beverley Naidoo’s fine telling – Jill Bennett

Buy Cinderella of the Nile  Read a wonderful review of Cinderella of the Nile by Jill Bennett: Cinderella is one of the most often told and recognised stories all around the world with its themes and motifs appearing in the folklore of many cultures. Rhodopsis is an ancient Greek/Egyptian tale said to be the earliest Cinderella story. Now, Carnegie award-winning author Beverley Naidoo retells this little known tale, the first in the publisher’s ‘One Story, Many…

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Cinderella of the Nile out NOW!

  Buy Cinderella of the Nile  We’re so excited that our latest book Cinderella of the Nile is out TODAY! Cinderella of the Nile is written by Carnegie award-winning author Beverley Naidoo, and is illustrated by award-winning Iranian illustrator Marjan Vafaeian. It’s the first in our new One Story, Many Voices series, a series which explores well-known tales from around the world. Cinderella of the Nile is a beautiful retelling of the earliest-known version of Cinderella. In this tale a rosy-cheeked…

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Fairy Tales contain deep human truths and questions- Beverley Naidoo

Tiny Owl’s Fairy Tale Campaign begins  Pre-order Cinderella of the Nile  For thousands of years, people have been telling stories. From this rich global heritage, we can find fairy tales that are strikingly similar but also different. Each culture has their own version of these tales, and, even today, fairy tales have a lasting significance. Children from all over the world still grow-up listening to them. Our new series, One Story, Many Voices explores well-known fairy…

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Tiny Owl Authors & Illustrators Edinburgh Book Festival Highlights

Pre-order Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me Pre-order Cinderella of the Nile  We are thrilled that Tiny Owl authors and illustrators of: Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me  Ehsan Abdollahi and Eloise Greenfield; and Cinderella of the Nile’s Beverley Naidoo, and Marjan Vafaeian have been featured as highlights for Edinburgh International Book Festival in this article by Bookwitch. Read it below: It’s short and sweet, the schools programme at the Edinburgh International Book Festival. ‘Making books more affordable’ is a good motto, I…

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Coming soon: Cinderella of the Nile!

Pre-order Cinderella of the Nile   Nothing beats a good old fashioned fairy tale, Except, perhaps, a beloved fairy tale beautifully retold for the modern-day reader. Cinderella of the Nile, the earliest known-version of the Cinderella story, tells the tale of Rhodopis, a Greek girl who is sold into slavery by bandits and taken to Egypt. Along the way she becomes friends with the storyteller Aesop and a host of playful animals. But her happiness is spoilt…

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