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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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Watch fab author Beverley Naidoo read from Cinderella of The Nile!

Buy Cinderella of The Nile  Our fantastic fairytale, Cinderella of The Nile, went on a magical journey to Edinburgh International Book Festival! Carnegie award winning author Beverley Naidoo was able to meet Iranian illustrator Marjan Vafaeian in person for the first time, which was an incredible and moving moment. Together, they had multiple events for the wonderful story. Watch Beverley read the opening of the tale, introducing her audience to the main character of Rhodopis. Cinderella of The…

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Exciting events for Tiny Owl at Edinburgh Book Festival!

Tiny Owl is coming to Edinburgh International Book Festival! There are many events for our different books, as well as other events involving our authors and illustrators, and we are so excited for everyone to to meet and enjoy their time there! Find out all the different events and dates for them below! If one catches your eye, click the date to book your tickets. Cinderella of the Nile will be having a magical event on…

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Encourage children to read Fairytales for a happy ever after

Buy Cinderella of the Nile  By Marie-Louise Patton Fairytales have deep cultural roots embedded in human history. From the beginning of time people have shared stories, passing them down from generation to generation. Whether it be orally, through illustrations or the written word, these fairytales have a significance in their telling: leave a mark, make us think and often teach a valuable life lesson. Every culture has their own versions of these classic fairytales and each…

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Watch a magical book trailer for ancient fairy tale Cinderella of the Nile!

Buy Cinderella of the Nile  Watch a wonderful book trailer for the magical tale of Cinderella of the Nile . The earliest version of the well-known fairytale, this story dates back thousands of years to Ancient Egypt! It tells the story of the kind and beautiful Rhodopis, who is taken from her home in Greece to be a slave in Egypt. Along the way, she befriends the storyteller Aesop and many animals. She has no way of knowing that…

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