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A striking rework of a Rumi fable! – Jill Bennett

Buy The Jackal Who Thought He Was a Peacock Educational consultant Jill Bennett wrote a lovely review of The Jackal Who Thought He Was a Peacock for her children’s book blog Red Reading Hub! Read her review below! The Jackal Who Thought He Was a Peacock Firoozeh Golmohammadi Tiny Owl Publishing Coming to terms with and accepting one’s own identity is at the heart of this striking reworking of a Rumi fable. Dissatisfied with his dull grey and…


Video: learn to embrace your own identity with The Jackal Who Thought He Was a Peacock

Unhappy with the way you look? Wish you could look more like others? It’s not all it’s cracked up to be, as the Jackal finds out. Below you can watch the introductory video to The Jackal Who Thought He Was a Peacock! The jackal has never been the same since he saw the peacocks. Now he looks at his grey and brown fur and thinks how boring he looks. He wonders how he can change…


Video: Tiny Owl and Alia Alzougbi at Greenwich Book Festival

Tiny Owl joined the fun at Greenwich Book Festival 2017, in the majestic setting of the Royal Observatory, for two events featuring our stories by Rumi! Storyteller Alia Alzougbi performed Rumi’s fable The Jackal Who Thought he was a Peacock and dressed up in a truly fabulous costume! She also gave a traditional pardekhani performance of Rumi’s The Parrot and the Merchant, complete with a beautiful canvas of Marjan Vafaian’s illustrations. Afterwards children could make their…

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Tiny Owl book posters available to download!

They’re here: Tiny Owl book posters are now available to download! Tiny Owl is delighted to announce a series of posters for three of our titles: A Bottle of Happiness, When I Coloured In the World, and The Elephant’s Umbrella. And that’s not all – keep an eye out soon for posters featuring some of our upcoming books! Each poster features one of the illustrations from the book, and a word that encapsulates its message.…


Exotic, otherworldly, different.

Thank you Ferelith Hordon for a fabulous review of The Jackal Who Thought He Was a Peacock. This review is published in IBBY Link, spring 2016: The Jackal who Thought he Was a Peacock Fereshteh Sarlak, illus. Firoozeh Golmohammadi, trans. Azita Rassi, London: Tiny Owl, hb. 9 781 9103 2813 2, 2016, £12.99, 24pp. [Picture Book. Age range 6–8. Keywords: picture book, fable, Iran, anthropomorphism] Tiny Owl has quickly acquired the reputation for beautifully produced picture…