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Let’s not build walls around ourselves!

By pippa Goodhart* The subject of this blog makes me feel sad and angry and ashamed of my country.  Why? Publisher Tiny Owl, already creating English language versions of Iranian picture books, decided to embark on a new and positive venture in children’s publishing.  They chose to create books across cultures by pairing up authors and illustrators from different story and artistic traditions.  I was honoured to be asked to write the first of these…

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When I Coloured in the World

When I Coloured in the World UK only £11.99 (hardback) OUT OF STOCK   £7.99 (paperback) PRODUCT INFO When I Coloured in the World is a simple yet profound poem about changing the world by the award-winning Iranian poet Ahmadreza Ahmadi. A child uses crayons to colour and change the world, rubbing out the bad things and replacing them with good. Boredom gives way to play, crying to laughter, war to peace and darkness to light.…

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