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Hooray! Thinker shortlisted for CLPE Poetry Award!

Buy Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me Incredible news for everyone’s favourite puppy! Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me by Eloise Greenfield and Ehsan Abdollahi has been shortlisted for the Centre for Literacy in Primary Poetry Award 2019! The CLiPPA is the only award for poetry for children published in the UK. It celebrates excellence in this important field of literature. Winners will be announced on 3rd July at the award ceremony at the National Theatre. This…

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The Parrot and the Merchant appeals to the child in every adult!

Buy The Parrot and the Merchant Indian book blog Fabric of Life wrote a fab review of The Parrot and the Merchant! Read it below! A short and lovely read, The Parrot and the Merchant is based on a fable by Rumi, a thirteenth century philosopher. An interesting and enchanting one, this fable along with exploring relationships and pain as well as reluctance to let go off something close to the heart, also looks into a…

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Dare is truly a picture book for everyone! – Laura Baxter

Buy Dare Fab teacher Laura Baxter wrote a review of our new book Dare! Read it below! Tiny Owl Publishing are on a mission to publish ‘picture books for everyone’ and this book meets this criterion. It is a fun but important message that speaks to all – young and old. The delightful rhyming poem dares the reader to engage in life and to be the best they can be. I particularly like the quieter…

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Dare is a top book to encourage reading for pleasure!

Buy Dare Primary school teacher Rachael Collins has written a fantastic review of Dare for Books for Topics! They chose it as a reading for pleasure recommendation. Read the review below! Book Title: Dare (available here) Author: Lorna Gutierrez Illustrator: Polly Noakes Publisher: Tiny Owl Publication Date: April 2019 Most Suitable for: KS1 Reviewed By: Rachael Collins , Primary Teacher Like many Tiny Owl books, Dare includes inspirational messages and a diverse mix of characters,…

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Inclusive books should be part of everyday reading, not an add-on! – Letterbox Library

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 our campaign has received a fantastic response. We’ve heard from amazing people including Elizabeth Laird, Jackie Morris and Ken-Wilson Max. This week we interviewed Fen Coles, co-director of inclusive bookseller Letterbox Library. Fen runs this amazing initiative with her fellow founder…

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