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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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A good starting point for discussion of difference with children

Buy The Jackal Who Thought He Was a Peacock    Read a wonderful review of Jackal Who Thought He Was A Peacock by Children’s Books Ireland: Based on a fable by Rumi and retold by Fereshteh Sarlak, star billing for this picturebook goes to the illustrator, internationally renowned Iranian artist Firoozeh Golmohammadi. Her luminous images lifted Jane Goodall’s book, Prayer for World Peace, out of the ordinary, and here we have another beautiful object in this picturebook.…

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Endless possibilities for children to create their own worlds of hope

Buy When I Coloured In the World A wonderful review of When I Coloured In the World, by Jo Bowers from the English Association: This is another simple and beautiful story where a child uses crayons to colour and change the world. Each page the child uses a colour to turn something negative in the world into something positive: yellow turns despair into hope; silver turns drought into rain; purple turns crying into laughter; light blue…

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