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The Little Black Fish

Immortal courage of The Little Black Fish

Celebrating 50 years of this classic children’s story with a reflection on the messages it shares Buy The Little Black Fish There are so many stories of adventure. Children’s books paint the image of a world ready to be explored, and Samad Behrangi’s The Little Black Fish is no exception. It tells the story of a brave little fish who is full of big questions, and is determined to find his answers and follow his…

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The Little Black Fish

Watch a fantastic puppet performance of The Little Black Fish

Buy The Little Black Fish One little fish has been loved through generations in Iran, by grandfathers and grandmothers, children, and grandchildren. This year that special fish turned 50, and the momentous occasion was celebrated with a fantastic puppet performance, birthday party, and (lots of) cake. All of this happened at Hay Book Festival. Hereford College of Arts and The Fetch Theatre teamed up to bring The Little Black Fish to life, allowing a new generation of children…

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Tiny Owl goes on a big adventure to Hay

Buy Cinderella of the Nile  Buy The Drum  Buy The Little Black Fish This week, on the 30th May, Tiny Owl went on an adventure to Hay Book Festival, where Tiny Owl authors Beverley Naidoo (Cinderella of the Nile) and Ken Wilson-Max (The Drum) took part in events. There was also an extra-special puppet show, performed by Performing Arts and Music students from Hereford College of Arts in collaboration with the Fetch Theatre Company using puppets created especially…

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Little Black Fish celebrates 50th Birthday with Puppet Performance

Half a century of being loved through generations  Buy The Little Black Fish  It’s the 50th anniversary of The Little Black Fish, the most well known Persian classic picture book. A big milestone! To celebrate this there will be a special performance of The Little Black Fish at Hay Festival! We provided Hereford Collage of Arts with the classic Persian tale The Little Black written by Samad Behrangi and illustrated by Hans Christian Andersen award-winning Farshid Mesghali. Their…

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A powerful and remarkable story

Buy The Little Black Fish   Read a wonderful review of The Little Black Fish by Jo Bowers for the English Association: This is a powerful and remarkable story that is a short story within a picture book. Little Black Fish decides to swim out of the pool that all his other fellow fish swim around in day in, day out, too scared to do anything other than their set routine. They try to scare…

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