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Library Girl and Book Boy explain how you can support indie publishers!

We love this brilliant, insightful blog post from fab book blogger Library Girl and Book Boy! They’ve taken an in-depth look at the issues facing small, independent publishers like Tiny Owl and how readers can help to support them. Read the amazing post below! SUPPORT OUR SMALL INDEPENDENT AND BAME PUBLISHERS – HOW YOU CAN HELP! It was chatting to Karim and the team from Tiny Owl at the CLiPPA awards which gave me the inspiration for this blog…

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Twit Twoo! Joining the debate on diversity

Welcome to the newest episode of our weekly video series Twit Twoo! New research by the Guardian shows that the top selling children’s books overwhelmingly exclude female and BAME characters. If you’ve been reading the news or social media this week, you’ve probably seen this fantastic article from Donna Ferguson, which tackles the shocking lack of diversity in bestselling children’s books. As a publisher of diverse and inclusive children’s books, who have been working to…

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Hear about the Diversity Now! campaign on the IPG podcast

Our Diversity Now! campaign was featured on the Independent Publishers Guild podcast Tiny Owl launched our campaign Diversity Now! to help improve the visibility of diverse and inclusive children’s books! We’ve had some brilliant responses to the campaign so far from authors, illustrators, teachers, parents and librarians. Publishers Assistant Phyllida Jacobs was interviewed about the campaign on the Independent Publishers Guild podcast. It was great to speak to them about the aims of the campaign…

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A roundup of our Diversity Now campaign!

We’ve been amazed by the overwhelmingly positive response to our Diversity Now campaign! We asked what ordinary people can do to make diverse and inclusive books more visible and available to the public. There have been some brilliantly insightful answers to the campaign from authors, illustrators, teachers, parents and librarians. We heard from some brilliant people like Jackie Morris, Elizabeth Laird, Ken Wilson-Max, Teresa Cremin, Jane Ray, Nicolette Jones and many more! We also had…

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Diversity Now! Librarians are key to making diverse books accessible!

Tiny Owl’s campaign for more visibility for diverse books continues! Children from BAME backgrounds aren’t seeing themselves reflected in the books they read. We launched our campaign Diversity Now! to try and change this. So far our campaign has received a fantastic response. We’ve heard from amazing people including Elizabeth Laird, Jackie Morris, Savita Kalhan and Jion Sheibani. This week we interviewed author Alan Durant, former librarian Anne Thompson and independent bookseller Tamsin Rosewell. First we heard…

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