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Librarian Laura reads Cinderella of the Nile!

Read along with Laura! Buy Cinderella of the Nile Join the wonderful Laura from Tower Hamlets School Library Service for a fantastic reading of Cinderella of the Nile, by Beverely Naidoo and Marjan Vafaeian! The Telegraph calls Cinderella of the Nile a story of triumph over adversity Cinderella of the Nile featured in The Wall Street Journal Read a review by Publishers Weekly: Cinderella of the Nile is richly hued and intricately detailed! Carnegie and Kate Greenaway chooses Cinderella of the Nile and…

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Reza Dalvand’s illustrations have a great richness – The Art Room Plant

Artist Hazel Terry loves the illustrations in Under the Great Plum Tree! Buy Under the Great Plum Tree We’re delighted with this wonderful blog celebrating Reza Dalvand’s illustration in Under the Great Plum Tree from brilliant artist Hazel Terry, over on her blog The Art Room Plant! Have a read below. I love the illustrations for; ‘Under the Great Plum Tree’ published by Tiny Owl 2019, written by Sufiya Ahmed and illustrated by Reza Dalvand, they have a unique composition…

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Immerse your class in the wonder of The Phoenix of Persia – Schools Library Services

Expand your learning with the ‘Shahnameh Box’ Buy The Phoenix of Persia We’re delighted with this wonderful recommendation from librarian Gillian Harris, MBE over on Schools Library Services. Read Gillian’s review below. The Shahnameh is a collection of myths written by the 10th Century Iranian poet, Ferdowsi, and The Phoenix of Persia retold by Sally Pomme Clayton is one of those stories.  It tells the story of newborn Prince Zal, whose father banishes him to the forest because of his…

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Under the Great Plum Tree is celebrated in School Library Journal!

The art in Under the Great Plum Tree is throughly unique Buy Under the Great Plum Tree We’re delighted with this wonderful review of Under the Great Plum Tree from School Library Journal! Read Elizabeth Bird’s review below. In 2019 I noticed a significant uptick in the number of Iranian and Iranian-American illustrated books. Intrigued, I wondered if this would continue through 2020. Alas, I did not find the same number of books this year, but at…

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THREE Tiny Owl books are in School Library Journal’s round up of the best books of 2020!

Beautiful, vibrant stories to enjoy! Visit our bookstore We’re over the moon that THREE Tiny Owl books have been featured in School Library Journal’s round up of the best fairytales and folktales of 2020! These include The Phoenix of Persia, Quill Soup and The Secret of the Tattered Shoes – all from our One Story, Many Voices series, celebrating stories from all over the world. Read more below. The Phoenix of Persia A foundling prince…

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