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Bromley Libraries reads The Elephant’s Umbrella!

Buy The Elephant’s Umbrella Join wonderful librarian Sharon, for a fantastic reading of The Elephant’s Umbrella by Laleh Jaffari and Ali Khodai! The Sunday Times: Watch out for the Elephant’s Umbrella! Link TWO Tiny Owl titles nominated for UK’s most prestigious children’s book award! Link A review by the English Association: a simple story with a heartwarming theme of generosity The Elephant’s Umbrella is all about kindness – Youth Services Book Review Visit our bookstore Download book posters Limited edition prints Subscribe to Tiny Owl…

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Emma from Taunton Library reads The Parrot and the Merchant!

Read along with Taunton Library! Buy The Parrot and the Merchant Join wonderful librarian Emma, from Taunton Library, for a fantastic reading of The Parrot and the Merchant! Read David Almond’s words about this book in the Guardian. Link The Parrot and the Merchant is a USSBY Outstanding International Book! The Parrot and the Merchant features in School Library Journal’s list of best translated books of 2019! Looking back to the colours of Persian miniatures. A review for IBBY Link…

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Bromley Libraries reads Fair Shares!

Read along with Bromley Libraries Buy Fair Shares Join wonderful librarian Louise, from Chislehurst Library, for a fantastic reading of Fair Shares, written by Pippa Goodhart and illustrated by Anna Doherty! Read this Instagram review of Fair Shares Read this heart-warming review of Fair Shares Read author Pippa Goodhart’s Fair Shares ideas for teachers! Read Pippa Goodhart’s interview with Anna Doherty on Fair Shares! Visit our bookstore Download book posters Limited edition prints Subscribe to Tiny Owl on YouTube!

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National Storytelling Week: We tell stories to know who we are

By Sophie Hallam* How wonderful to celebrate a whole week of storytelling! It’s something that unites us, binds and connects us. It’s common to every known culture and central to human existence. From songlines in Aboriginal Australia to Icelandic folk tales told in the dead of night, traditions of oral storytelling go back millennia. We tell stories to know who we are. I loved to be read to as a child. I remember at the…

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