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Speaking the truth with fairy tales

A podcast on fairy tales and the Cinderella story, featuring Jack Zipes, Beverley Naidoo, and Ann Lazim Buy Cinderella of the Nile  Last week at The Principal Hotel London something magical occurred! In a collaboration between CLPE, IBBY UK, and us, Tiny Owl, Ann Lazim, the librarian at the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education (CLPE) spoke to Beverley Naidoo and Jack Zipes about fairy tales and our series One Story, Many Voices  which explores…

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Fairy tales offer hope and laughter – Pippa Goodhart

Tiny Owl’s Fairy Tale Campaign continues Buy Cinderella of the Nile  For thousands of years, people have been telling stories. From this rich global heritage, we can find fairy tales that are strikingly similar but also different. Each culture has their own version of these tales, and, even today, fairy tales have a lasting significance. Children from all over the world still grow-up listening to them. Our new series, One Story, Many Voices explores well-known fairy tales told…

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Fairy stories are about coping with love and loss, overcoming fear and having hope – Anne Booth

Tiny Owl’s Fairy Tale Campaign continues Buy Cinderella of the Nile  For thousands of years, people have been telling stories. From this rich global heritage, we can find fairy tales that are strikingly similar but also different. Each culture has their own version of these tales, and, even today, fairy tales have a lasting significance. Children from all over the world still grow-up listening to them. Our new series, One Story, Many Voices explores well-known fairy tales told…

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The Telegraph calls Cinderella of the Nile a story of triumph over adversity

Buy Cinderella of the Nile  We’re thrilled to receive a fantastic review of Cinderella of the Nile from Emily Bearn for The Telegraph. Read it below: On the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage, it’s hard to think of a story as unfashionable as that of Cinderella. In his 2015 film, Kenneth Branagh meant to portray his heroine as ‘strong and independent’ – only to be hit with a backlash when his star, Lily James, admitted she had been…

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Tiny Owl goes on a big adventure to Hay

Buy Cinderella of the Nile  Buy The Drum  Buy The Little Black Fish This week, on the 30th May, Tiny Owl went on an adventure to Hay Book Festival, where Tiny Owl authors Beverley Naidoo (Cinderella of the Nile) and Ken Wilson-Max (The Drum) took part in events. There was also an extra-special puppet show, performed by Performing Arts and Music students from Hereford College of Arts in collaboration with the Fetch Theatre Company using puppets created especially…

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