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Yippee! The Secret of the Tattered Shoes & Under the Great Plum Tree are nominated for CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2021!

Two Tiny Owl books nominated for the 2021 CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal! Buy The Secret of the Tattered Shoes Buy Under the Great Plum Tree   We are utterly delighted to announce that The Secret of the Tattered Shoes and Under the Great Plum Tree have been nominated for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2021! Ehsan Abdollahi is nominated for The Secret of the Tattered Shoes, written by Jackie Morris. Ehsan Abdollahi has created stunning…

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Quill Soup is a timely and important tale – Bellis Does Books

The illustrations are captivating and outstanding! Buy Quill Soup We’re delighted with this wonderful review of Quill Soup from Bellis Does Books! Read her review below. Published as part of Tiny Owl’s #OneStoryManyVoices range, this is a telling of the African folktale “Quill Soup”, which will also be familiar to many from the European story ‘Stone Soup’ (and likely there are other versions too!) When Noko the porcupine arrives in a village after a long…

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Quill Soup is longlisted for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2020!

Quill Soup is our first book to be longlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal!  Buy Quill Soup  We are utterly delighted to announce that the vibrant and energetic Quill Soup has been longlisted for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2020! Quill Soup is the first of our books to be longlisted for this prestigious award. We are so very proud of illustrator Dale Blankenaar and author Alan Durant, the creators behind this gorgeous tale. What…

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Hooray! Two Tiny Owl Books nominated for Kate Greenaway Awards!

Buy Quill Soup  Buy The Phoenix of Persia  We are beyond delighted to announce that two of our illustrators have been nominated for the prestigious Kate Greenaway Children’s Book Awards! Dale Blankenaar was nominated for Quill Soup, written by Alan Durant. Quill Soup is an African retelling, based on the traditional ‘stone soup’ fable. The bold, captivating illustrations are inspired by the wood sculpture of western Africa and the costumes and masks of the BWA…

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Tiny Owl’s biggest books of 2017!

As 2017 draws to a close, we thought we’d take a look back at our bestselling titles of 2017 – and take a sneak peek at next year!   1. When I Coloured In the World Buy it here This beautifully simple yet powerful poem of hope and change by Ahmadreza Ahmadi, one of Iran’s greatest contemporary poets, is brought to life by the stunning illustrations of Ehsan Abdollahi. When Ehsan was denied a visa…

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