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The key is to interweave poetry into everyday life – author Eloise Greenfield

Happy National Poetry Day! Buy Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me National Poetry Day is here! Across the country, people of all ages are coming together to read, write and share poetry. It’s a wonderful time to celebrate literature and get people to express their creativity! The theme for this year is vision. Last year, we were delighted that our book Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me won Highly Commended in the CLiPPA (Centre for…

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Twit Twoo! Tiny Owl’s 2019 highlights!

Take a look at our highlights of the year! Visit our bookstore We’ve had a fantastic year full of achievements and exciting events! We are proud that our diverse and inclusive books are bringing about change. Let’s take a look at some of our highlights… We want to say a HUGE thank you to everyone who has supported us and our beautiful diverse books! We cannot wait to share what we’ve got in store for 2020……

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Hooray! Thinker shortlisted for CLPE Poetry Award!

Buy Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me Incredible news for everyone’s favourite puppy! Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me by Eloise Greenfield and Ehsan Abdollahi has been shortlisted for the Centre for Literacy in Primary Poetry Award 2019! The CLiPPA is the only award for poetry for children published in the UK. It celebrates excellence in this important field of literature. Winners will be announced on 3rd July at the award ceremony at the National Theatre. This…

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Tiny Owl books promote diversity and inclusiveness! – Matthew Courtney

Visit our bookstore We are pleased and proud that teacher Matthew Courtney, author of the Read Teach Learn Think blog, has suggested our books to educators in order to promote diversity and inclusiveness! Tiny Owl believes that all children should be able to see themselves reflected in the books that they read! In July 2018, CLPE published a report, Reflecting Realities, which showed that the representation of diversity within children’s books was incredibly poor. Only 4%…

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1% makes children feel invisible

A poem about diversity in literature by Simran Divatia The release of CLPE’s report Reflecting Realities left many people disappointed but perhaps not surprised by the results. The report had revealed a huge lack of diversity within children’s books, showing that in 2017, only 4% featured BAME characters, with only 1% of books having BAME main characters. Simran, an intern with Tiny Owl, captured her own feelings about the report in a poem, speaking as an…

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