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A striking rework of a Rumi fable! – Jill Bennett

Buy The Jackal Who Thought He Was a Peacock Educational consultant Jill Bennett wrote a lovely review of The Jackal Who Thought He Was a Peacock for her children’s book blog Red Reading Hub! Read her review below! The Jackal Who Thought He Was a Peacock Firoozeh Golmohammadi Tiny Owl Publishing Coming to terms with and accepting one’s own identity is at the heart of this striking reworking of a Rumi fable. Dissatisfied with his dull grey and…

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Introducing our series Tales by Rumi!

Buy The Parrot and the Merchant Buy The Lion Tattoo Buy The Jackal Who Thought He Was a Peacock Buy Grobblechops Introducing our new book series Tales by Rumi! Rumi was a theologian, philosopher, jurist, and Sufi mystic, but most of all he’s remembered as one of the world’s greatest poets. Our series #TalesByRumi aims to bring his ancient wisdom to the new generation and gives them an insight into his philosophy. It’s based on…

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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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Video: learn to embrace your own identity with The Jackal Who Thought He Was a Peacock

Unhappy with the way you look? Wish you could look more like others? It’s not all it’s cracked up to be, as the Jackal finds out. Below you can watch the introductory video to The Jackal Who Thought He Was a Peacock! The jackal has never been the same since he saw the peacocks. Now he looks at his grey and brown fur and thinks how boring he looks. He wonders how he can change…

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Celebrate National Poetry Day with Tiny Owl’s poetry books!

Today is National Poetry Day! This year’s celebration of all things verse is on the theme of ‘freedom’, which gives a perfect opportunity to enjoy some of our poetry books! When I Coloured in the World, by Ahmadreza Ahmadi and illustrated by Ehsan Abdollahi, is a beautifully profound poem of hope and change. A child uses crayons and an eraser to replace bad things in the world with good: silver changes drought to rain, pink…

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