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Reflecting Realities will let “everyone breathe a lot better”!

A blog post by author Beverley Naidoo in response to CLPE’s ‘Reflecting Realities’ report   Following the publication of CLPE’s report Reflecting Realities, award-winning author Beverley Naidoo responds to the results and shares her thoughts on the need for diversity in children’s literature. Read her fantastic blog post below:  Recently CLPE (Centre for Language in Primary Education) published its report Reflecting Realities  into how children’s fiction and non-fiction books published in 2017 for 3-11 year olds reflect…

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Children from each Key Stage will be entranced by Cinderella of the Nile – Just Imagine

Buy Cinderella of the Nile  Read a wonderful review of Cinderella of the Nile by primary school practitioner Kiran Satti for Just Imagine: This is an eclectic mix of fairy tale and folklore. The reader, or explorer of a new world, follows Rhodopis on her journey. It is a story woven with golden threads of hopeful words from characters who hold wisdom, courage and kindness – traits which enhance Rhodopis’ beauty. Her kind actions radiate a pure and unrivalled…

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Enduring truths which offer hope

A roundup of our Fairy Tale campaign and the conclusions that it led to Buy Cinderella of the Nile Over the past months we’ve held a fantastic campaign to celebrate the role of fairy tales in children’s lives, and to explore why these stories keep hanging on. Our new series, One Story, Many Voices explores well-known fairy tales told from unique perspectives from all over the world. So, with this in mind, we contacted experts such as academics,…

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Cinderella of the Nile; different to all other Cinderellas! – Read it Daddy

Buy Cinderella of the Nile  Read a wonderful review of Cinderella of the Nile by Read It Daddy: Here’s a fantastic new title from Tiny Owl, expanding their repertoire of bringing amazing world stories to us by digging into the origins of tales we may already be familiar with… There are so many versions of the classic fairy tale “Cinderella” but in “Cinderella of the Nile”, Beverley Naidoo and Marjan Vafaeian take us right back in…

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The power of kindness and love shine through in Cinderella of the Nile

Buy Cinderella of the Nile  So wonderful to see Cinderella of the Nile included as a Perfect Picture Book Firday (PPBF) by Patricia Nozell in Wander, Ponder, Write. Read the lovely review here: Title: Cinderella of the Nile  Written by: Beverley Naidoo Illustrated by: Marjan Vafaeian Publisher/date: Tiny Owl Publishing/2018 Suitable for ages: 4-8 or older Themes/Topics: fairy tale; #ReadYourWorld; #OneStoryManyVoices; kindness; love Opening: Long, long ago when pirates roamed the seas around Greece, a beautiful baby girl was born…

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