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Children from each Key Stage will be entranced by Cinderella of the Nile – Just Imagine

Buy Cinderella of the Nile  Read a wonderful review of Cinderella of the Nile by primary school practitioner Kiran Satti for Just Imagine: This is an eclectic mix of fairy tale and folklore. The reader, or explorer of a new world, follows Rhodopis on her journey. It is a story woven with golden threads of hopeful words from characters who hold wisdom, courage and kindness – traits which enhance Rhodopis’ beauty. Her kind actions radiate a pure and unrivalled…

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Enduring truths which offer hope

A roundup of our Fairy Tale campaign and the conclusions that it led to Buy Cinderella of the Nile Over the past months we’ve held a fantastic campaign to celebrate the role of fairy tales in children’s lives, and to explore why these stories keep hanging on. Our new series, One Story, Many Voices explores well-known fairy tales told from unique perspectives from all over the world. So, with this in mind, we contacted experts such as academics,…

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

Buy Cinderella of the Nile  So wonderful to see Cinderella of the Nile included as a Perfect Picture Book Firday (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 when pirates roamed the seas around Greece, a beautiful baby girl was born…

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Fairy tales are messages of resistance and optimism – Heather Robbins

Tiny Owl’s Fairy Tale Campaign continues  Buy Cinderella of the Nile  For thousands of years, people have been telling stories. From this rich global heritage, we can find fairy tales that are strikingly similar but also different. Each culture has their own version of these tales, and, even today, fairy tales have a lasting significance. Children from all over the world still grow-up listening to them. Our new series, One Story, Many Voices explores well-known fairy tales told…

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Cinderella of the Nile journeys to Edinburgh

Buy Cinderella of the Nile  Carnegie award-winning author Beverley Naidoo and Marjan Vafaeian are bringing their 2,000 year-old retelling of Cinderella to Edinburgh International Book Festival on Wednesday 22 August. We’ve all heard the Cinderella story, but this one’s a little different. It follows the story of Rhodopis, a Greek girl who is sold into slavery. Though she makes friends with Aesop (the storyteller) and a bunch of animals, she remains unhappy. Until, a twist of fate,…

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