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School Library Journal celebrates The Little Black Fish

School Library Journal explores the rise in Iranian children’s books Buy The Little Black Fish  The wonderful School Library Journal have featured The Little Black Fish as part of a very interesting blog celebrating Iranian children’s books! Read what Elizabeth Bird had to say below. To begin, let’s start with a book that has been reprinted here in the States. Samad Behrangi’s The Little Black Fish was illustrated by Hans Christian Andersen Award winner Farshid Mesghali and was initially published…


Five stars for The Little Black Fish from senior lecturer Mathew Tobin!

The Little Black Fish is brimming with hope! Buy The Little Black Fish  We love senior lecturer, Mathew Tobin’s five star Amazon review of The Little Black Fish! It’s always wonderful to read reviews on different platforms! Last year we celebrated 50 years of this classic children’s story, and even now it still carries important messages about life and bravery that everyone can learn from. Read his review below!   First published in 1968 and read…

The Little Black Fish

The Little Black Fish should be a classic worldwide! – School Library Journal

Buy The Little Black Fish School Library Journal have featured The Little Black Fish in their list of the best translated books of 2019! After swimming from Iran to the UK, it came out in the US and Canada this year. Find out what they said below! The shelves of your average everyday American children’s room are not fair overflowing with Iranian picture book imports. After reading The Little Black Fish, I think maybe they should…


Tiny Owl books featured in the School Library Journal

Buy The Parrot and the Merchant Elizabeth Bird for The School Library Journal reviewed The Parrot and the Merchant and The Little Black Fish for their special feature on children’s books from Iranian creators! If you are a fan of international children’s literature, finding books from specific countries, or from creators that are from those countries, can be a trial. Happily, we have the internet. A hodgepodge of information, true, but once in a great…


A good book to inculcate a spark of adventure in little ones – Soumya

Hear what readers thought of The Little Black Fish Buy The Little Black Fish We love to hear our readers’ thoughts on our books! Here are some great reviews of The Little Black Fish on Goodreads! Writer and blogger Soumya said: “The Little Black Fish by Samad Behrangi is a story of bravery and adventure. The Little Black Fish sets out on a journey to discover where his stream ends. He did not listen to the…