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The Lion Tattoo: a welcome fable from Rumi – Books for Keeps

Buy The Lion Tattoo  Read a fab review of The Lion Tattoo by Books for Keeps: In this small format picture book for older readers a young man decides he wants a lion tattoo on his shoulder. He saunters to the tattooist full of bravado. But when she begins her work and he feels the pain of the needle, the young man suddenly decides that his lion does not need a tail, a mane or even a stomach.…

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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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Tiny Owl books chosen for World Kid Lit Month!

The amazing project World Kid Lit Month have chosen four of our books as some of the best new children’s books in translation! Just like Tiny Owl, they believe that children should be able to read diverse books that reflect reality. Throughout September, they’re celebrating children’s books from around the world with the hashtag #WorldKidlit. Read what they had to say below! Kids should always have access to a diverse range of writers and stories that…

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Watch a brilliant book trailer for The Lion Tattoo!

  Buy The Lion Tattoo Watch the fantastic book trailer for The Lion Tattoo! A translation of a tale by Rumi, The Lion Tattoo tells the story of a man who wants a tattoo of a lion, to show how brave and strong he is. However, when the pain of the needle begins, the man decides that perhaps his lion doesn’t need a tail…or a mane… or a stomach! This is a wonderfully witty story that…

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Watch a brilliant book trailer for The Lion Tattoo!

  Buy The Lion Tattoo Watch the fantastic book trailer for The Lion Tattoo! A translation of a tale by Rumi, The Lion Tattoo tells the story of a man who wants a tattoo of a lion, to show how brave and strong he is. However, when the pain of the needle begins, the man decides that perhaps his lion doesn’t need a tail…or a mane… or a stomach! This is a wonderfully witty story that…

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