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Using Chalk Eagle in my lessons gives students confidence

A tutor’s experience with wordless picture books Buy Chalk Eagle By Meghan Sullivan Alongside my work at Tiny Owl, I am also an English tutor, and one of the things which breaks my heart is the lack of faith I see children have in their own abilities. They don’t believe that they can read and write well when they absolutely can. One thing a lot of the children that I tutor struggle with is creative writing.…

The Lion Tattoo

Watch The Lion Tattoo trailer now!

Buy The Lion Tattoo  What  does a lion without a tale, mane, or stomach look like? What is The Lion Tattoo and why should we read it? Find out in our fantastic book trailer. It features fab interviews with Elizabeth Laird and Atefeh Maleki Joo.  This trailer sheds light on the book and reveals The Lion Tattoo‘s place in today’s world. The Lion Tattoo is based on a tale by Rumi the 13th century philosopher and poet. One day a…


Cinderella of the Nile selected as One to Watch by The Bookseller

Pre-order Cinderella of the Nile  We were thrilled to find out that The Bookseller has featured our upcoming  book, Cinderella of the Nile, as this month’s ‘Ones to Watch’. The list which features other books from across genres, put Cinderella of the Nile as the picture book to watch. Cinderella of the Nile is a retelling of the earliest known version of the Cinderella story by award-winning South-African author Beverley Naidoo. A Greek girl called Rhodopis is abducted…


Little Eli is a book to treasure – Book Trust

Buy Little Eli  Recently, as part of their Little Eli book giveaway, Book Trust wrote a beautiful review of Little Eli: Sometimes a book comes along that you can just tell is one to treasure. In the case of Little Eli, it’s three in one! Laura Bellini’s absolutely stunning, slender wordless picture books – which come in a gorgeous slipcase – follow the story of a dragonfly as he plays with the eggs, playing cards and pencils that…

The New Baby and Me

The New Baby and Me out now!

Buy The New Baby and Me! We are so happy to announce that our new picture book The New Baby and Me is out! The New Baby and Me is illustrated by the award-winning Iranian illustrator Hoda Haddadi and UK author Christine Kidney. It is perfect for all ages but is particularly aimed at children aged around three and more. The New Baby and Me tells the story of five brothers who are awaiting their new…