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Exciting children’s activities from Edinburgh Book Festival

Buy Cinderella of the Nile  Buy Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me  If you want some creative bookish activities to do with your children, then we have you covered. The Baillie Gifford Schools Programme have created some amazing resources for Cinderella of the Nile and Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me based on events at Edinburgh International Book Festival. They’re perfect for either teachers who want to bring some fun into the classroom, or parents to whip out on a rainy…

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Ehsan Abdollahi named illustrator in residence at Edinburgh Book Festival!

Buy Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me  Buy When I Coloured in the World  Buy A Bottle of Happiness  It was so exciting to see that Ehsan Abdollahi has been selected as the illustrator in residence at the Edinburgh International Book Fair this year, which has been announced in media outlets such as The Guardian, and many others. Ehsan is the Iranian illustrator behind three Tiny Owl books (Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me, When I Coloured in the World, and A…

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Tiny Owl Authors & Illustrators Edinburgh Book Festival Highlights

Pre-order Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me Pre-order Cinderella of the Nile  We are thrilled that Tiny Owl authors and illustrators of: Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me  Ehsan Abdollahi and Eloise Greenfield; and Cinderella of the Nile’s Beverley Naidoo, and Marjan Vafaeian have been featured as highlights for Edinburgh International Book Festival in this article by Bookwitch. Read it below: It’s short and sweet, the schools programme at the Edinburgh International Book Festival. ‘Making books more affordable’ is a good motto, I…

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I felt incredibly honoured to meet Ehsan!

James Mayhew on events with Ehsan Abdollahi Tiny Owl and our illustrator Ehsan Abdollahi were recently mentioned in a blog post by James Mayhew. In mid-August the illustrator published a blog post about his experiences at Edinburgh International Book Festival. After talking about the launch of his and Jackie Morris‘ new book, Mrs. Noah’s Pockets, he went on to mention the excitement of meeting a certain familiar face…   ‘We were also thrilled to see…

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The story of A Bottle of Happiness came true!

Read a wonderful blog by author Pippa Goodhart commemorating her event at Edinburgh Book Festival with illustrator Ehsan Abdollahi. In my story of A Bottle of Happiness, a child, Pim, visits a new place. The people in the new place deny Pim a taste of their nice fruits because they assume that Pim is going to take from them and give nothing back. Pim then brings them a bottle that seems to be empty, but…

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