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Tiny Owl books empower girls

Happy International Women’s Day! By Meghan Sullivan Happy International Women’s Day! Last week I heard a story from a family friend which made me so angry. She said that when her child was taken to hospital and she went along with the child’s dad all the questions were directed to her. When the dad tried to talk to the doctor he was ignored, and the doctor continued to focus on the mum. This story shows…

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Tiny Owl author Eloise Greenfield given lifetime achievement award!

Pre-order Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me  Fantastic news! Eloise Greenfield has been awarded the Coretta Scott King-Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement. The prestigious award celebrates an African American author or illustrator who has made a significant and lasting contribution to literature. Eloise was born in North Carolina and grew up in Washington where she still lives. She has published over 40 books, of which many have won awards, such as the Coretta Scott King…

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The Drum out now!

  Buy The Drum   This is the drum. This is the beat. Clap your hands. Stomp your feet! We are thrilled that our latest picture book, The Drum, is out now. The Drum is part of Tiny Owl’s new series Children. Music. Life. which celebrates musical instruments from across the world, and how they make you feel and move. It is created by award-winning picture book author and artist Ken Wilson-Max, and is illustrated by Catell Ronca. The Drum features rhythmic…

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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.…

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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…

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