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The illustrations complement the modern folktale – Youth Services Book Review

Learn more about sharing, communication and friendship in Gloria’s Porridge!   Buy Gloria’s Porridge   We loved this great review of Gloria’s Porridge from Youth Services Book Review! Read below!   Gloria’s Porridge: A Story from Ethiopia – Elizabeth Laird, illustrated by Toby Newsome, Tiny Owl, (9781910328729), 2021 Format:  Hardcover Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Picture Book What did you like about the book?  When Gloria’s cat eats…

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Elizabeth Laird talks about the inspiration behind Gloria’s Porridge

Watch an interview with author Elizabeth Laird!  Buy Gloria’s Porridge  This week we were fortunate enough to interview fantastic author Elizabeth Laird to talk about her brand new title with Tiny Owl Gloria’s Porridge, Ethiopian folk tales, diversity in children’s books and much more! We even get an insight into what Elizabeth was thinking on her travels that led to this story from her diary entry! Watch below: Watch: The Gloria’s Porridge book trailer Watch:…

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Download a free Gloria’s Porridge poster!

Adorn your walls with Toby Newsome’s artwork! Buy Gloria’s Porridge Download a Gloria’s Porridge poster with beautiful artwork from Toby Newsome! Inspired by an Ethiopian folk tale, Gloria’s Porridge shows young children how one act can be the catalyst for a whole chain of events. Download your free poster here.   Visit our bookstore Download book posters Limited edition prints Subscribe to Tiny Owl on YouTube!

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A message of community care, interconnection, and moving forward – Publisher’s Weekly

Gloria’s Porridge focuses on sharing, friendship and communication. Buy Gloria’s Porridge. We loved this review of Gloria’s Porridge from Publisher’s Weekly! Check it out below! Gloria’s Porridge: A Story from Ethiopia In Laird’s retelling of an Ethiopian folktale, Gloria, a Black girl in a spotted aqua tunic and pink striped pants, is making porridge when her anthropomorphic brown cat asks for some. After Gloria refuses and heads out to fetch more water, the cat subsequently…

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