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Celebrate Empathy Day with Tiny Owl books!

Children can develop their empathy skills through the books they read! Visit our bookstore   Tomorrow is Empathy Day. This campaign, put on by EmpathyLab, aims to raise awareness about the importance of reading books with empathy and how children can be taught this important skill through picture books. Expressing empathy has the power to change lives. People across the world are currently going through two major life events, the Covid-19 pandemic and the continued…

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Cinderella of the Nile among best empathy books

Buy Cinderella of the Nile  It was wonderful to see Cinderella of the Nile included in a list of ’10 picture books that promote empathy’ by the awesome children’s blogger Mamma Filz. She posted the list to celebrate Empathy Day, an annual day created by Empathy Lab UK which aims to acknowledge the ways we can use books to help children build empathy skills. On the list of books selected for the Read for Empathy Guide was Tiny…

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Children’s publishers choose books that represent home

Empathy Day is here! Created by Empathy Lab, Empathy Day is an annual event focusing on using books to build empathy. Tiny Owl’s very own The Parrot and the Merchant was selected as part of the 2018 Read for Empathy Guide. Some of the other fab books that were included are: Lulu Gets a Cat (Anna McQuinn, Alanna Max), You’re Safe With Me (Chitra Soundar, Lantana Books), and My Name is Not Refugee (Kate Milner, Barrrington Stoke) among many many others. The guide…

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The Parrot and the Merchant chosen for 2018 Read for Empathy Collection

Buy The Parrot and the Merchant We’re so excited to announce that The Parrot and the Merchant has been chosen as one of 30 books in the 2018 Read for Empathy Collection. The selection, chosen by an expert panel, highlights books which have a strong empathy angle, boosting children’s empathy skills. Both Tiny Owl and EmpathyLab believe that children’s stories can be used to build empathy and create a brighter future. With so many messages of…

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Tiny Owl is reading for Empathy

Miranda McKearney talks about empathy in picture books.   Here at Tiny Owl we’re gearing up for Empathy Day! This campaign, put on by EmpathyLab, aims to raise awareness about the importance of reading books with empathy and how children can be taught this important skill through picture books. Empathy Day will be taking place on 13 June and will be celebrated with a variety of activities including author’s readings, school celebrations, and a social…

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