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I read wordless books. What’s your superpower?

Buy Little Eli Pre-order Chalk Eagle   By Lina Iordanaki* You are sitting in your comfortable chair reading your favourite book. Let me guess: your book is full of engaging descriptions and wisely selected words. Mine is not. Almost no words in it! Most people are used to reading books with texts, but my favourite readings are wordless. Their stories are told through images, like in the Little Eli series. You might think that you…

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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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Little Eli: delightful, unconventional, desirable

Read a wonderful review of Little Eli by Books for Keeps:   Little Eli is a dragonfly. He is alone. Exploring his surroundings he comes across objects that open possibilities for him to be creative and build dreams. There is an almost dreamlike quality to Bellini’s delicate lines that captures both the gossamer fragility of the little dragonfly, the faded splendour of his surroundings, the nature of his dreams. But they are far from ephemeral;…

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Gorgeous gifts for everyone in our Christmas book bundle

Give the gift of beautiful picture books this Christmas! We have a whole stockingful of perfect presents for any age: our wordless picture book collection that transcends all barriers of age and language, our first picture book for adults, and two of our perennial favourites – plus some very special limited edition signed artwork prints.     Little Eli Little Eli may be small but he has big dreams. In fact, for a dragonfly, you…

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Little Eli: dreamy, magical, gorgeous

Read some lovely remarks about Little Eli on Instagram by Stephanie Cummings, a former BBC journalist who now celebrates children’s storytelling and illustration. “A trio of dreamy, wordless picture books arrived on my doorstep. They are illustrator Laura Bellini’s first and they are magical. Each book charts a different adventure of our hero, Little Eli, a dragonfly with a big imagination and even bigger dreams. Hope, invention and making the best of the situation we…

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