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The artistic techniques create a unique reading experience – Books for Keeps

Elements of visual representation includes consideration of diversity  Buy The Secret of the Tattered Shoes Buy Under the Great Plum Tree In their latest feature in Books for Keeps, Darren Chetty and Karen Sands-O’Connor examine the representation of black, Asian and minority ethnic voices in children’s books nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal, including Ehsan Abdollahi’s emotive illustrations in The Secret of the Tattered Shoes, and Reza Dalvand’s highly intricate illustrations in Under the Great Plum Tree.…

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There is a rich sense of culture and heritage in Under the Great Plum Tree! – The Values Bookshelf

The value of kindness shines through… Buy Under the Great Plum Tree We’re delighted with this fantastic review of Under the Great Plum Tree from The Values Bookshelf! Have a read below. Values: Friendship, Courage, Loyalty, Kindness… This is a stunning book and one that I have coveted for a long time. Finally this week, I treated myself! This book comes from the Panchatantra – a collection of animal-themed fables from ancient India (originally written…

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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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