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By Meghan Sullivan Buy The Clever Mouse  When I was younger the best part of my day was when I could clamber into bed and read. Whether it was listening to my mum tell me stories she had made-up on the spot, or reading fantastic tales of magical schools, I would never want the stories to end. Those early days ignited my love of reading. So, it’s fantastic that the 23rd April is World Book Night:…

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A wonderful day of children’s storytelling

Buy When I Coloured in the World Buy The Parrot and the Merchant Tiny Owl had a fantastic children’s reading event last year, featuring two of our titles: When I Coloured In the World and The Parrot and the Merchant. Tania Khostajeh and Caroline Chan read the stories, led singalongs and ran an arts and crafts activity where children could ‘colour your world’. Here you can watch a video of Tania reading The Parrot and…

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An exciting day of children’s art and singing

Buy The Parrot and the Merchant (hardback, paperback) Buy When I Coloured In the World (hardback, paperback) Tiny Owl had a fantastic children’s reading event last year, featuring two of our titles: When I Coloured In the World and The Parrot and the Merchant. Tania Khostajeh and Caroline Chan read the stories, led singalongs and ran an arts and crafts activity where children could ‘colour your world’. Children chose something sad in the world, and…

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Wordless picture books broaden our imaginations

Tiny Owl recently launched a campaign to celebrate the importance and beauty of wordless picture books. We wanted to investigate some intriguing questions – why are wordless picture books important? Do they fill a gap that books with words can’t fill? Are their messages more universal? Do they aid literacy? Or is it just that they’re so beautiful to look at? We contacted experts in all kinds of areas of the book industry, from authors and illustrators to booksellers and journalists, as well as teachers and…

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Books to capture the spirit of summer!

Tiny Owl’s book recommendations for the summer The school holidays are approaching, and with them (hopefully) more good weather! In these blissful weeks when children have more free time, it’s an ideal opportunity to encourage them to keep reading for pleasure. At Tiny Owl we have plenty of books that encapsulate the spirit of summer, perfect for reading outside in the sunshine! Will and Nill Two cats lazing around in the sun: an iconic image…

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