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Fairy stories offer a package of life’s wisdom – Diane Purkiss 

Tiny Owl’s Fairy Tale Campaign begins  Pre-order 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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Book Trust 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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Fairy tales contain threads of hope – Mike Henson

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 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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Speaking the truth with fairy tales

A podcast on fairy tales and the Cinderella story, featuring Jack Zipes, Beverley Naidoo, and Ann Lazim Buy Cinderella of the Nile  Last week at The Principal Hotel London something magical occurred! In a collaboration between CLPE, IBBY UK, and us, Tiny Owl, Ann Lazim, the librarian at the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education (CLPE) spoke to Beverley Naidoo and Jack Zipes about fairy tales and our series One Story, Many Voices  which explores…

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