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The power of kindness and love shine through in Cinderella of the Nile

Cinderella of the Nile was picked for Perfect Picture Book Friday Buy Cinderella of the Nile  It was so wonderful to see Cinderella of the Nile included as a Perfect Picture Book Friday (PPBF) by Patricia Nozell in Wander, Ponder, Write. Read the lovely review here: Title: Cinderella of the Nile  Written by: Beverley Naidoo Illustrated by: Marjan Vafaeian Publisher/date: Tiny Owl Publishing/2018 Suitable for ages: 4-8 or older Themes/Topics: fairy tale; #ReadYourWorld; #OneStoryManyVoices; kindness; love Opening: Long, long ago…

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Cinderella of the Nile illustrations echo ancient Egyptian art

Buy Cinderella of the Nile  By Meghan Sullivan For as long as I can remember I’ve been fascinated by the past and its relation to the present. The idea that through stories and art we are connected to people living thousands of years ago is incredible. It was this interest which inspired me to study Classics at university. While reading ancient myths and tales, or studying art, what struck me the most was not how different…

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The illustrations of Cinderella of the Nile are a perfect complement to Beverley Naidoo’s fine telling – Jill Bennett

Buy Cinderella of the Nile  Read a wonderful review of Cinderella of the Nile by Jill Bennett: Cinderella is one of the most often told and recognised stories all around the world with its themes and motifs appearing in the folklore of many cultures. Rhodopsis is an ancient Greek/Egyptian tale said to be the earliest Cinderella story. Now, Carnegie award-winning author Beverley Naidoo retells this little known tale, the first in the publisher’s ‘One Story, Many…

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Carnegie and Kate Greenaway chooses Tiny Owl Books to promote diversity!

Buy Cinderella of The Nile Buy The Drum We are thrilled to see two of our books mentioned by CILIP as part of their selection of diverse and inclusive books! Following the results of the Reflecting Realities report published by CLPE, which showed that only 1% of children’s books published in 2017 featured a BAME protagonist, CILIP is seeking to increase the profile of diverse books. A diversity review of the Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Awards took…

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Book Trust: we can’t stop gazing at the beautiful Cinderella of the Nile

Buy Cinderella of the Nile  Book Trust posted a wonderful review of Cinderella of the Nile on their Instagram. Read it below: We all know the Cinderella story… but did you know that the earliest version we know about was actually recorded by ancient Greek historians? Beverley Naidoo was surprised to discover that too, and now she’s retold the story in a gorgeous new picture book with beyond-beautiful illustrations from Marjan Vafaeian (we can’t stop gazing at them).…

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