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The New Baby and Me

When she smiles!

A song by Mike Henson Buy The New Baby and Me We were delighted to receive the lyrics to a song written by children’s picture book author and illustrator Mike Henson for his daughter Hannah. Mike sent this after reading The New Baby and Me. Read it below: Here’s to the spanner When we had it all figured out Except for Hannah She laughed, “What are your plans all about?” What are your plans when she smiles? What…

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Boredom becomes children playing under blue skies

Buy When I Coloured in the World  When I Coloured in the World was featured in this lovely article Laura Taylor with Ten Fabulous Reads from Around the World. Read it below: A child sets about transforming the world with a simple box of crayons, an eraser . . . and a healthy dose of imagination and creativity. In a story that combines vibrant illustrations and simple poetic text, boredom becomes children playing under a blue sky;…

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Eloise Greenfield explains: How Thinker began

Buy Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me   Eloise Greenfield is the award-winning author of 48 books for children including our upcoming poetry book Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me. This book tells the story of a boy named Jace and his poet puppy Thinker. Read her blog about this book: Thinker began in a way that was different from all of my other books. They began as a theme, or a character, or a bit of…

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Featured in Chicken Newspaper: When I Coloured in the World

Tiny Owl is pleased to be featured within the pages of Chicken! Newspaper. It is an innovative resource offering realistic views on current events for children. The cover of Issue 8 is an illustration from one of Tiny Owl’s publications. When I Coloured in the World is a perfect fit for this edition of Chicken! as the book’s theme of how positivity can change the world is reflected throughout this issue. Issue 8 focuses on Earth,…

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A poem of innocence and simple wisdom

When I Coloured In the World Author: Ahmadreza Ahmadi Illustrator: Ehsan Abdollahi Age: 4+ Key Stage 1 You can now buy When I Coloured In the World in paperback! Originally published in hardback, it was selected as one of the best children’s books of 2015 by the Guardian and was described by the artist/illustrator Jackie Morris as ‘unexpected … deep, layered, beautiful’. The author, Ahmadreza Ahmadi, is renowned in Iran and beyond for his ability both to explore the…

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