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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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Fun activities inspired by The Elephant’s Umbrella

Buy The Elephant’s Umbrella Read a wonderful review of The Elephant’s Umbrella by Love My Books, and discover some incredibly fun activities to help you enjoy the story even more! Laleh Jaffari, Ali Khodai (illus) Tiny Owl Age 3-5 The elephant is very proud of his umbrella and happy to share its shelter with the other animals. One windy day the umbrella is swept away and is found by a leopard and later a bear. These animals…

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A magical puppetry performance of A Bottle of Happiness is coming to Hay Festival!

Buy A Bottle of Happiness Fans of A Bottle of Happiness will be delighted to hear that this fabulous story is coming to Hay Festival this year as a wonderful puppetry performance! A Bottle of Happiness is a modern fable about a boy and his dog that explores the value of possessions against values of friendship and fun! We’re very lucky that this is the second year in a row that this team have chosen to adapt…

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There’s Room for Everyone shows the power of love! – Dolphin Booksellers

Buy There’s Room for Everyone Dolphin Booksellers loved There’s Room for Everyone and its positive messages, which talk about difficult topics in a simple and child-friendly way. Read their fab review below! ‘Hope in a Scary World’ is a new series of books launched by  Tiny Owl publishers as part of the International Day of Peace in September 2018. ‘There’s Room for Everyone’ is the first in this new series, which aims to reassure children and bring positive messages in response…

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I felt proud and happy illustrating Grobblechops! – Jenny Lucander

An interview with the illustrator of Grobblechops!   Buy Grobblechops We interviewed Jenny Lucander, the illustrator of our fabulous Rumi tale Grobblechops! Jenny is an illustrator based in Helsinki, Finland. Grobblechops is her first book to be published in the U.K! We spoke to her about her inspiration, the process of creating the book, and how she feels about Grobblechops. Read the fab interview below! What was your inspiration when drawing the monster in Grobblechops?…

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