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Brilliant Felix After the Rain resources from Edinburgh Book Festival!

Explore brilliant resources on the Edinburgh Book Festival website! Buy Felix After the Rain  We’re delighted with these terrific Felix After the Rain resources put together by Edinburgh International Book Festival, to accompany Dunja Jogan’s special event! Felix After the Rain is an accessible and hopeful story about overcoming sadness. Schools can explore feelings through art with author and illustrator Dunja Jogan, as well as download planning ideas! Check this out here! PAMIS have also created…

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DrawAlong with Dunja Jogan for Edinburgh Book Festival!

DrawAlong with Felix After the Rain creator Dunja Jogan! Buy Felix After the Rain Don’t miss out on Dunja Jogan’s beautiful DrawAlong event with Edinburgh International Book Festival on Sunday 30th August at 9.30am! Get creative as Dunja shows you how to create a dramatic scene from her gorgeous uplifting book Felix After the Rain. As Dunja says “You are the artist – have fun!” It is being streamed via Facebook. Check it out here.…

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A rollercoaster of stress, uncertainty and hope

An article by Tiny Owl publisher Delaram Ghanimifard This is the fourth year that Tiny Owl has faced difficulties regarding their authors and illustrators being granted visas to attend Edinburgh International Book Festival. Last year and this year, the situation was met with a great deal of public outcry and support for Tiny Owl and their artists. Tiny Owl co-founder and publisher Delaram Ghanimifard shares the struggles and stresses of the experience. Read her wonderful…

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Stop treating authors and illustrators like suspects!

This is the fourth year in a row that Tiny Owl’s illustrators face visa issues! We are thrilled to announce that the visa issues that were faced by two of our Iranian illustrators, Ehsan Abdollahi and Marjan Vafaeian, have been resolved. Both illustrators have multiple events planned for Edinburgh International Book Festival, with Ehsan being the named illustrator in residence, but had to undergo a long and extremely frustrating process in order to obtain their…

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Frustrating uncertainty about visas for Edinburgh Festival – The Bookseller

Tiny Owl illustrators still awaiting visas for Edinburgh International Book Festival  “We don’t know why issuing visas for our fab illustrators is taking longer than usual. It is so important that politics doesn’t shade our cultural landscape. Children at Edinburgh Book Festival are looking forward to seeing their favourite illustrators Ehsan Abdollahi and Marjan Vafaeian.” This was a tweet from Tiny Owl this morning. The festival starts shortly and it’s really disappointing that our illustrators are…

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