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Better than chocolate and flowers!

Love is in the air, and Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. What better way to show your love than through a story? Buy Bijan & Manije  Bijan & Manije reveals the true meaning of love; showing how you feel doesn’t always mean buying chocolates or flowers. Love is putting the people you care about before yourself. Love is gaining the strength to overcome hardship. Love is accepting and embracing your differences. Love is…

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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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Marjan Vafaeian’s work takes inspiration from Iran and India!

Marjan Vafaeian’s journey into illustration was self-driven – Pathways  Buy Cinderella of the Nile  Buy Bijan and Manije  Buy The Parrot and the Merchant   Pathways have shared a fab profile on illustrator Marjan Vafaeian! Take a look! Read Jill Bennett’s review of Cinderella of the Nile A gallery of Marjan Vafaeian’s beautiful illustrations Find out more about illustrator Marjan Vafaeian Visit our bookstore Download book posters Limited edition prints Subscribe to Tiny Owl on YouTube!

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Nicolette Jones: The story of Bijan & Manije spoke to me

Buy Bijan & Manije  Tiny Owl loves to publish timeless stories, those that have something to say to modern audiences, regardless of when they were written. Bijan & Manije is a story from the ancient Persian epic Shahnameh, written a thousand years ago. When we chose to publish Bijan & Manije with its stunning modern illustrations, we had to find a new way to communicate the story to an audience with no prior knowledge of the Shahnameh. Enter…

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Encourage children to read Fairytales for a happy ever after

Buy Cinderella of the Nile  By Marie-Louise Patton Fairytales have deep cultural roots embedded in human history. From the beginning of time people have shared stories, passing them down from generation to generation. Whether it be orally, through illustrations or the written word, these fairytales have a significance in their telling: leave a mark, make us think and often teach a valuable life lesson. Every culture has their own versions of these classic fairytales and each…

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