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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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A joyful day of diversity, inspiration and hope

Recently our publisher Delaram Ghanimifard visited Netley Primary School to introduce the pupils to Tiny Owl’s books and message. Find out what she got up to!   Last week I was invited to visit Netley Primary School in Euston to talk to the pupils about the story of Tiny Owl and our inclusive books. It’s an incredibly diverse school with an ongoing project about diverse books. The children are all aware of the urgent need…

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Jackie Morris recommends Tiny Owl books for refugees

When we think of helping refugees, often the first things to come to mind are the basic essentials: food and shelter, healthcare, clothing. But we should remember too that there are other things that will help someone displaced from their home, far away from everything they know, to turn a survival back into a life. Turning a house into a home can be key to this. What’s one way to do that? With books! Back…

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Video: The Little Black Fish

Below you can watch the introductory video for The Little Black Fish by Samad Behrangi, illustrated by Farshid Mesghali. Little Black Fish may be small, but he has big questions and a determination to find answers to them. While his fellow fish are too scared to do anything different from their set routine, Little Black Fish swims over the edge of the pool, into the stream and river which will show him much more of…

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