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Tiny Owl’s 2017 highlights

It’s been a big, busy year for Tiny Owl. We’ve had events and awards, campaigns of protest and celebration, and the first titles in two new series! Read on for a roundup of what we’ve been up to this year.   National and international awards Buy A Bottle of Happiness Buy The Elephant’s Umbrella Buy Bijan and Manije Three of our titles have had a particularly good year. Firstly, A Bottle of Happiness and The…

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Tiny Owl’s biggest books of 2017!

As 2017 draws to a close, we thought we’d take a look back at our bestselling titles of 2017 – and take a sneak peek at next year!   1. When I Coloured In the World Buy it here This beautifully simple yet powerful poem of hope and change by Ahmadreza Ahmadi, one of Iran’s greatest contemporary poets, is brought to life by the stunning illustrations of Ehsan Abdollahi. When Ehsan was denied a visa…

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TWO Tiny Owl titles nominated for UK’s most prestigious children’s book award!

Superb news: two Tiny Owl titles have been nominated for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal! A Bottle of Happiness and The Elephant’s Umbrella join 114 other titles nominated for one of the oldest and most prestigious children’s book awards in the UK. The CILIP Kate Greenaway medal is awarded to a book for children or young people judged to be outstanding for its illustrations. The award criteria state: ‘The whole work should provide pleasure from…

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Books to curl up with!

Keep kids occupied with our half term book bundle It’s the autumn half term holiday at last! The temperatures are dropping and the mornings are getting darker and wetter, and it’s not so easy for children to take advantage of their week of freedom by running around outside. If the rain is pouring down and you’ve got bored children in the house, why not encourage them to curl up in the warm with a book…

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Jackie Morris recommends Tiny Owl books for refugees

When we think of helping refugees, often the first things to come to mind are the basic essentials: food and shelter, healthcare, clothing. But we should remember too that there are other things that will help someone displaced from their home, far away from everything they know, to turn a survival back into a life. Turning a house into a home can be key to this. What’s one way to do that? With books! Back…

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