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Cinderella of the Nile is richly hued and intricately detailed! – Publishers Weekly

Buy Cinderella of the Nile U.S. based publishing journal Publishers Weekly have written a fab review of Cinderella of the Nile! American fans of Tiny Owl can get your hands on it in July. Read the review below! The ancient Mediterranean slave trade drives the plot of this 2,000-year-old legend retold by Naidoo. A girl named Rhodopis (Greek for “rosy-cheeked”) is celebrated for her beauty, but pirates know that “a girl like this could be…

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How sad and strange not to explore our diversity that can open minds! – Beverley Naidoo

Tiny Owl’s campaign for more visibility for diverse books continues! Children from BAME backgrounds aren’t seeing themselves reflected in the books they read. We launched our campaign Diversity Now! to try and change this. So far we’ve had fantastic responses from people like author Elizabeth Laird and illustrator Jackie Morris. This week we spoke to Carnegie Award-winning author Beverley Naidoo, book blogger Read It Daddy, and librarian Matt Imrie! We asked them: “32% of school…

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A Year Three class’ amazing response to Cinderella of the Nile

Inspiring ideas for fun classroom activities! Buy Cinderella of the Nile Fabulous teacher Karen Argent wrote about her experience of reading Cinderella of the Nile with her class for The Letterpress Project. The students did some amazing drawings in response to the book! Read her fab blog and see the children’s brilliant work below! When I was working with a group of Year Three children at Somers Park Primary School in Malvern the other day,…

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Amazing Cinderella of the Nile activities by Love My Books!

Buy Cinderella of the Nile Love My Books have shared some fantastic activities for children to enrich their reading of Cinderella of the Nile. Beverley Naidoo. Illus. Marjan Vafaeian Age 7- 9 In this beautifully illustrated retelling of one of the earliest versions of Cinderella a young girl from Ancient Greece, Rhodopis, is kidnapped and taken as a slave to the island of Samos. Here she makes friends with the famous storyteller Aesop and his stories help…

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Cinderella of the Nile among top 10 books of 2018!

Buy Cinderella of the Nile Love My Books picked Cinderella of the Nile as one of their top ten books of 2018! Read their great review below! As usual it is hard to choose our top 10 new favourite picture books from the thousands published this year. Here is a selection of some of our current favourites for 2018. We hope that you and your child will find appealing characters and stories in these beautifully…

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