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Most children love simple philosophical stories!

Is philosophy too complicated for children? Visit our bookstore Is philosophy too complicated for children? The short answer is of course not! Children are naturally curious! They are always willing and wanting to learn. Parents, teachers, and older siblings are used to the string of ‘why?’ questions that children come up with when introduced to a new concept/experience. Instead of the easy response of ‘I’ll tell you when you’re older’ – with the hope that…

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Tiny Owl books encourage philosophy for children!

Welcome to our weekly video series Twit Twoo! Buy our book bundles! Inspiring stories are the most useful way to intrigue children’s curiosity, open up a conversation and get them talking about big, weighty topics! Some people think philosophy is too heavy and complex for children. But no, philosophy is as easy as asking those simple questions and being curious! At Tiny Owl, we try to make books with meaningful, inspiring messages which inspire children…

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The Jackal is about the importance of appreciation of oneself and of those around them

Read a wonderful review of The Jackal Who Thought He Was A Peacock by Louise Gahan for Reading Zone: This story is retold from the 13th-century Persian mystic and poet, Rumi. It is about a jackal who thinks his brown and grey fur is boring and wants to be a peacock. So in his quest to transform himself he begins to collect colourful things to stick to his fur so he, too, could be as…

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Featured in Chicken Newspaper: When I Coloured in the World

Tiny Owl is pleased to be featured within the pages of Chicken! Newspaper. It is an innovative resource offering realistic views on current events for children. The cover of Issue 8 is an illustration from one of Tiny Owl’s publications. When I Coloured in the World is a perfect fit for this edition of Chicken! as the book’s theme of how positivity can change the world is reflected throughout this issue. Issue 8 focuses on Earth,…

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A poem of innocence and simple wisdom

When I Coloured In the World Author: Ahmadreza Ahmadi Illustrator: Ehsan Abdollahi Age: 4+ Key Stage 1 You can now buy When I Coloured In the World in paperback! Originally published in hardback, it was selected as one of the best children’s books of 2015 by the Guardian and was described by the artist/illustrator Jackie Morris as ‘unexpected … deep, layered, beautiful’. The author, Ahmadreza Ahmadi, is renowned in Iran and beyond for his ability both to explore the…

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