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Alive Again: a profound poem of loss and hope

Alive Again is now out in paperback! First published in hardcover in 2015, Ahmadreza Ahmadi’s simple yet profound poem of loss and hope is a wonderful way to discuss concerns of life, death and rebirth with young children. There’s a universal appeal in the themes of Alive Again. Everyone has to learn to trust that the blossom will come back after it dies, that dry seasons will give way to wet. This can lead to broader…

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Tiny Owl is off to the Hay Festival!

Hay Festival: a magical melting pot of international ideas! The Hay Festival in Hay-on-Wye, Wales, is the biggest event of the international literary calendar. At the edge of the Brecon Beacons, it’s a magical melting pot of ideas from all over the world, attended by writers and artists, thinkers and scholars, performers and publishers… including Tiny Owl! We will be holding three events at the festival on 2 June: From 11.30 – 12.30pm, Pippa Goodhart,…

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Join us for innovative storytelling at Greenwich Book Festival

Tiny Owl has a surprise in store: a storytelling performance using the ancient Persian art of pardekhani! Storyteller Alia Alzougbi will be performing Tiny Owl’s The Parrot and the Merchant in an event at Greenwich Book Festival on 27 May. At the centre of the event will be a beautiful canvas decorated with Marjan Vafaian’s stunning illustrations – the way Rumi’s 13th-century fable would originally have been performed. Read this blog to see the timetable of our events at…

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Mark your calendar: 27 May, Greenwich Book Festival!

Greenwich Book Festival celebrates all the wonderful journeys of discovery we embark upon when we read. Held at the Old Naval College at Greenwich, it’s a place where you can both meet authors and illustrators you already admire, and also discover new emerging voices – in an environment that includes everyone. It includes tours, workshops and speaker events over two days, and on 27 May Tiny Owl will be attending! From 3pm – 4pm you can experience the…

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