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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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Books to make children think

By Lauren Sandford* By reading meaningful books, children learn how to grasp and understand the world around us. Philosophical elements within children’s books are portrayed by beautiful illustrations and fun, inspiring text; readers don’t even realize they are thinking about these complex concepts. Children need wisdom, and can begin to cultivate it by reading stories. It is through reading that children engage with the world, travel through time and space, and experience enlightening, intellectual journeys…

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The Parrot and the Merchant

The Parrot and the Merchant UK only £11.99 £8.99 (hardback)   £7.99 £5.99 (paperback)   PRODUCT INFO The Parrot and the Merchant is a touching exploration of love and freedom, based on a tale by Rumi. This exquisitely illustrated story is an enchanting fable exploring how hard it is to give something you love freedom. The merchant Mah Jahan loves to keep colourful birds in cages, especially a parrot who can talk to her. But when…

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When I Coloured in the World

When I Coloured in the World UK only £11.99 (hardback) OUT OF STOCK   £7.99 (paperback) OUT OF STOCK PRODUCT INFO When I Coloured in the World is a simple yet profound poem about changing the world by the award-winning Iranian poet Ahmadreza Ahmadi. A child uses crayons to colour and change the world, rubbing out the bad things and replacing them with good. Boredom gives way to play, crying to laughter, war to peace and…

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