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Watch a fantastic puppet performance of The Little Black Fish

Buy The Little Black Fish One little fish has been loved through generations in Iran, by grandfathers and grandmothers, children, and grandchildren. This year that special fish turned 50, and the momentous occasion was celebrated with a fantastic puppet performance, birthday party, and (lots of) cake. All of this happened at Hay Book Festival. Hereford College of Arts and The Fetch Theatre teamed up to bring The Little Black Fish to life, allowing a new generation of children…

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Tiny Owl goes on a big adventure to Hay

Buy Cinderella of the Nile  Buy The Drum  Buy The Little Black Fish This week, on the 30th May, Tiny Owl went on an adventure to Hay Book Festival, where Tiny Owl authors Beverley Naidoo (Cinderella of the Nile) and Ken Wilson-Max (The Drum) took part in events. There was also an extra-special puppet show, performed by Performing Arts and Music students from Hereford College of Arts in collaboration with the Fetch Theatre Company using puppets created especially…

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Little Black Fish celebrates 50th Birthday with Puppet Performance

Half a century of being loved through generations  Buy The Little Black Fish  It’s the 50th anniversary of The Little Black Fish, the most well known Persian classic picture book. A big milestone! To celebrate this there will be a special performance of The Little Black Fish at Hay Festival! We provided Hereford Collage of Arts with the classic Persian tale The Little Black written by Samad Behrangi and illustrated by Hans Christian Andersen award-winning Farshid Mesghali. Their…

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The Little Black Fish

Beautifully produced books with a wide variety of illustration styles

Read a lovely review of Tiny Owl’s books by Philip Davies from Montessori St Nicholas: This publishing house was co-founded by Delaram Ghanimifard to produce books reflecting her Iranian culture through the work of writers and  illustrators from that country, and since 2015 Tiny Owl has published 16 books that celebrate the heritage of Persian culture in this way. These include the ‘Tales by Rumi’ series that introduce the work of the great thirteenth century…

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Being up in the air and dancing!

Tiny Owl is in the middle of a busy summer of events at book festivals up and down the country. At the Greenwich Book Festival and the Hay International Festival, Alia Alzougbi’s storytelling sessions brought two of our titles to life: The Jackal Who Thought He Was A Peacock and The Parrot and the Merchant. In this special blog post written for Tiny Owl, she shares some of her thoughts about these events.   There lies a challenge…

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