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Book Trust can’t stop gazing at the beautiful Cinderella of the Nile

Buy Cinderella of the Nile  Book Trust posted a wonderful review of Cinderella of the Nile on their Instagram. Read it below: We all know the Cinderella story… but did you know that the earliest version we know about was actually recorded by ancient Greek historians? Beverley Naidoo was surprised to discover that too, and now she’s retold the story in a gorgeous new picture book with beyond-beautiful illustrations from Marjan Vafaeian (we can’t stop gazing at them).…

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Exciting children’s activities from Edinburgh Book Festival

Buy Cinderella of the Nile  Buy Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me  If you want some creative bookish activities to do with your children, then we have you covered. The Baillie Gifford Schools Programme have created some amazing resources for Cinderella of the Nile and Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me based on events at Edinburgh International Book Festival. They’re perfect for either teachers who want to bring some fun into the classroom, or parents to whip out on a rainy…

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Cinderella of the Nile among best empathy books

Buy Cinderella of the Nile  It was wonderful to see Cinderella of the Nile included in a list of ’10 picture books that promote empathy’ by the awesome children’s blogger Mamma Filz. She posted the list to celebrate Empathy Day, an annual day created by Empathy Lab UK which aims to acknowledge the ways we can use books to help children build empathy skills. On the list of books selected for the Read for Empathy Guide was Tiny…

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What makes a story immortal?

An introduction to Bijan and Manije Buy Bijan and Manije By: Mateen Arghandehpour There is a Finnish poem that says words have magic. I am a strong believer of this. Words enthrall us and cause us to change our lives, just simple words alone. The best words, are quite hardy and become immortal. Words of love are part of these ‘best words’. There is a certain charm to the idea of ‘pure love’. Perhaps it is…

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Tiny Owl Authors & Illustrators Edinburgh Book Festival Highlights

Pre-order Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me Pre-order Cinderella of the Nile  We are thrilled that Tiny Owl authors and illustrators of: Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me  Ehsan Abdollahi and Eloise Greenfield; and Cinderella of the Nile’s Beverley Naidoo, and Marjan Vafaeian have been featured as highlights for Edinburgh International Book Festival in this article by Bookwitch. Read it below: It’s short and sweet, the schools programme at the Edinburgh International Book Festival. ‘Making books more affordable’ is a good motto, I…

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