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Diverse stories are vital for a more empathetic and caring future – Sita Bramachari

Tiny Owl’s campaign for more visibility for diverse books continues!   Children from BAME backgrounds aren’t seeing themselves reflected in the books they read. We launched our campaign Diversity Now! to try and change this. So far we’ve had fantastic responses from people like author Elizabeth Laird and illustrator Jackie Morris. This week we spoke to author Sita Brahmachari and teacher Jon Biddle! We asked them: “32% of school children are BAME, but according to…

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I absolutely love Tiny Owl books – Sita Brahmachari

We were so lucky to have our friend, author Sita Brahmachari drop in for a visit! We took the opportunity for a quick interview. Sita shared some fascinating insights into the world of children’s books – watch the video to find out what she said! Sita is a children’s book author and winner of The Waterstones Children’s Book Prize. She’s also an ambassador for Amnesty International. Tiny Owl are lucky enough to be working with Sita…

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Wordless picture books are like a story hearth!

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…

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