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I hope Last will move others to be part of change – Jill Bennett

Last shows us how carefully chosen words can have a very powerful impact Buy Last: The Story of a White Rhino We’re delighted with this review of Last from Jill Bennet over on Red Reading Hub! Have a read below. This story of Nicola Davies’ is a fine example of how a relatively few, carefully chosen words can have a very powerful impact. Nicola’s tale, narrated by a rhino was inspired by Sudan, the last…

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Under the Great Plum Tree is an absolute delight – Jill Bennett 

This lively rendition is a great read aloud – Jill Bennett Buy Under the Great Plum Tree   Jill Bennett has written this fantastic review on Red Reading Hub. Written by Sufiya Ahmed and illustrated by Reza Dalvand, Under the Great Plum Tree is a beautiful new addition to our One Story, Many Voices series. Read Jill’s review below!       This is a new addition to Tiny Owl’s smashing One Story, Many Voices series. I felt…

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Once those drums came out…

Buy The Drum Read a wonderful review of The Drum by Jill Bennett: One of the highlights of the school year in three of the primary schools I taught in before moving out of London was the annual visit of multicultural music workshop providers, Earthsong. Storm and fellow musicians would come with their van filled with exciting musical instruments from different parts of the world – in particular, an amazing collection of drums – and give first…

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Wordless picture books are imbued with quiet power!

Tiny Owl recently launched a campaign to celebrate the importance and beauty of wordless picture books. We wanted to investigate some intriguing questions – why are wordless picture books important? Do they fill a gap that books with words can’t fill? Are their messages more universal? Do they aid literacy? Or is it just that they’re so beautiful to look at? We contacted experts in all kinds of areas of the book industry, from authors and illustrators to booksellers…

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