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There’s Room for Everyone is humbling and thought-provoking – JUNO magazine

Buy There’s Room for Everyone Parenting magazine JUNO loved There’s Room for Everyone! This heart-warming story is perfect for showing children the importance of empathy and kindness. Read their fab review! Anahita Teymorian writes that this book was created when she sat down to watch the news and became angered by what she saw. Many of the words are phrases she shouted at the TV! Her reasoning was that, if there was enough room on her…

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Diversity is the debt we owe to all our readers – Jackie Morris

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. We kicked off by speaking to children’s author Elizabeth Laird and illustrator Jion Sheibani to get their ideas on what we can do to challenge the status quo. Our next interviews are with the amazing author and illustrator Jackie Morris and fab…

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Thinker will entertain and educate young readers! – Aidan Severs

Buy Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me Fab education blog That Boy Can Teach loved our poetry book Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me. These sweet poems tell the story of the boy poet Jace and his talking puppy, while celebrating friendship and family life! Read his review below! In this heartwarming book of poems from Tiny Owl, poet Eloise Greenfield and illustrator Ehsan Abdollahi have collaborated to entertain and educate their young readers. Veteran author…

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Picture books: a way for children to better understand stressful situations

How picture books can help to discuss difficult topics Buy Alive Again (hardback, Paperback)   By Samantha Brown When one of my friends, Katie, was five years old, her dad suddenly died. Not really sure how to explain it to her young daughter, Katie’s mom turned to a picture book. This book introduced Katie to the topic of death and helped her find a way to cope with her sudden loss. Her mom shared the book with other…

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A headteacher explains why he loves There’s Room for Everyone!

Buy There’s Room for Everyone Karl Duke, headteacher at Blyton cum Laughton CE Primary School told us how much he loved There’s Room for Everyone! He kindly sent us this fantastic review explaining why it was perfect for his school’s library and as an assembly read. Read it below! From the title page where a young child looks longingly skywards, to the view of the washing line where we find birds comfortably nestling together and observing the…

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