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Enduring truths which offer hope

A roundup of our Fairy Tale campaign and the conclusions that it led to Buy Cinderella of the Nile Over the past months we’ve held a fantastic campaign to celebrate the role of fairy tales in children’s lives, and to explore why these stories keep hanging on. Our new series, One Story, Many Voices explores well-known fairy tales told from unique perspectives from all over the world. So, with this in mind, we contacted experts such as academics,…

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Cinderella of the Nile; different to all other Cinderellas! – Read it Daddy

Buy Cinderella of the Nile  Read a wonderful review of Cinderella of the Nile by Read It Daddy: Here’s a fantastic new title from Tiny Owl, expanding their repertoire of bringing amazing world stories to us by digging into the origins of tales we may already be familiar with… There are so many versions of the classic fairy tale “Cinderella” but in “Cinderella of the Nile”, Beverley Naidoo and Marjan Vafaeian take us right back in…

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The power of kindness and love shine through in Cinderella of the Nile

Buy Cinderella of the Nile  So wonderful to see Cinderella of the Nile included as a Perfect Picture Book Firday (PPBF) by Patricia Nozell in Wander, Ponder, Write. Read the lovely review here: Title: Cinderella of the Nile  Written by: Beverley Naidoo Illustrated by: Marjan Vafaeian Publisher/date: Tiny Owl Publishing/2018 Suitable for ages: 4-8 or older Themes/Topics: fairy tale; #ReadYourWorld; #OneStoryManyVoices; kindness; love Opening: Long, long ago when pirates roamed the seas around Greece, a beautiful baby girl was born…

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BookTrust loves Cinderella of the Nile!

Buy Cinderella of the Nile  We’re thrilled that BookTrust has selected Cinderella of the Nile as one of their ‘Books we love’ for July 2018! Read the review of  Cinderella of the Nile here: Rhodopis, so called because of her rosy cheeks, is a rarity in the north of Greece, with her red hair and blue eyes. Despite her family’s remote location, pirates steal Rhodopis away, knowing that they can sell her as a slave for a…

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Telegraph calls Cinderella of the Nile one of the best children’s books of 2018!

Buy Cinderella of the Nile  We are so thrilled that The Telegraph has named Cinderella of the Nile as one of the ‘The Best Children’s and Young Adult Books of 2018 (so far)’! In the list published last week by Emily Bearn, Cinderella of the Nile was awarded 4 stars, and is part of a selection of books that are ‘sure to keep even the most restless kids entertained through the school holidays’! It’s hard to think of a story as…

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