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Dancing and singing, launching The Drum!

Buy The Drum Last Saturday, a sunny day on the eve of Easter half-term, children and adults gathered together to make music and celebrate the launch of Ken Wilson-Max’s The Drum. The launch took place in the middle of the African and Caribbean Spring Mini Market at New Beacon Books. Before the event people were bustling around the cosy bookshop, eating delicious Caribbean food and looking at handmade products such as soaps and baby toys. There was…

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A wonderful day of children’s storytelling

Buy When I Coloured in the World Buy The Parrot and the Merchant Tiny Owl had a fantastic children’s reading event last year, featuring two of our titles: When I Coloured In the World and The Parrot and the Merchant. Tania Khostajeh and Caroline Chan read the stories, led singalongs and ran an arts and crafts activity where children could ‘colour your world’. Here you can watch a video of Tania reading The Parrot and…

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An exciting day of children’s art and singing

Buy The Parrot and the Merchant (hardback, paperback) Buy When I Coloured In the World (hardback, paperback) Tiny Owl had a fantastic children’s reading event last year, featuring two of our titles: When I Coloured In the World and The Parrot and the Merchant. Tania Khostajeh and Caroline Chan read the stories, led singalongs and ran an arts and crafts activity where children could ‘colour your world’. Children chose something sad in the world, and…

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Happiness on Moon Lane!

By Alice Ahearn* Creativity, music and laughter combined in our recent event at Tales on Moon Lane! On a beautiful sunny autumn morning on the Friday of half term, around fifteen children and their parents came to the Herne Hill bookshop to discover whether or not it’s possible to bottle happiness. After everyone had filed in and settled down on rugs and sofas, I started by reading A Bottle of Happiness to them. The children…

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Watch: BBC interviews Ehsan Abdollahi at Edinburgh International Book Festival!

We’re very excited that Ehsan Abdollahi has been featured in a BBC documentary about the Edinburgh Festival! Welcome to Edinburgh 2017 aired on 19 August and can be found on the BBC iPlayer. Describing the vision for the Edinburgh Festival to be ‘a beacon for a better world’ in the wake of the Second World War, presenter Kirsty Wark explains in the documentary that the aim was to ‘create bonds that would transcend political and…

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