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Watch a brilliant book trailer for The Lion Tattoo!

  Buy The Lion Tattoo Watch the fantastic book trailer for The Lion Tattoo! A translation of a tale by Rumi, The Lion Tattoo tells the story of a man who wants a tattoo of a lion, to show how brave and strong he is. However, when the pain of the needle begins, the man decides that perhaps his lion doesn’t need a tail…or a mane… or a stomach! This is a wonderfully witty story that…

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Four Tiny Owl authors & illustrators nominated for Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award!

Superb news: four Tiny Owl authors and illustrators have been nominated for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award! The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award is the largest and most prestigious award for children’s and young adult literature in the world. It ‘rewards artistic activity of the very highest quality’, and gives recognition to literature from anywhere in the world that continues the author Astrid Lindgren’s lifelong campaign to promote peace, democracy and cooperation. It is awarded to…

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Elizabeth Laird: We need to be educated in how to use wordless picture books

Wordless picture books are becoming more popular with people of all ages. Why do you think this is? Recently we had a wonderful time meeting with Elizabeth Laird, author of countless novels for children and adults as well as a keen collector of folk tales. We interviewed her on what she thought about wordless picture books, and she had some lovely ideas! You can find the video and transcript below. One of the delightful things about modern children’s…

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