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The Drum is bright and full of movement – John Newman

Buy The Drum Read a wonderful review of The Drum by John Newman, written for The School Librarian, the journal of The School Library Association. They recommend the book for children aged 8 years and younger. Tiny Owl is a developing independent company who began their publishing life bringing to our attention a beautiful range of picture books by Iranian authors and illustrators. They have gone on to widen their list in an exciting and important way by…


Simple, but with a lot to talk about

Buy Alive Again Read a wonderful review of Alive Again by Diana Barnes at the School Library Association: In this picture book, a boy wonders what happens when blossom disappears – does the word ‘blossom’ die, so that there will never be blossom again? He wonders the same about rain stopping, wheat dying, a journey ending… but then spring arrives, and the boy’s father shows him new blossom, rain falling on the grains of wheat…

The Little Black Fish

A World of Books in Translation

Tiny Owl books are Riveting Reads! We’re very excited to be included in The School Library Association’s publication of A World of Books in Translation by Joy Court and Daniel Hahn as part of the Riveting Reads series. Initiated by author and SLA President Kevin Crossley-Holland, the annotated guide showcases over 100 children books in translation with additional commentary from authors, publishers and campaigners. “…Riveting Reads breaks completely new ground and is likely to mark…