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The Little Black Fish

Beautifully produced books with a wide variety of illustration styles

Read a lovely review of Tiny Owl’s books by Philip Davies from Montessori St Nicholas: This publishing house was co-founded by Delaram Ghanimifard to produce books reflecting her Iranian culture through the work of writers and  illustrators from that country, and since 2015 Tiny Owl has published 16 books that celebrate the heritage of Persian culture in this way. These include the ‘Tales by Rumi’ series that introduce the work of the great thirteenth century…

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Children’s books can teach us courage!

By Lauren Sandford* We want our children to learn as much as they can through reading, to grasp the meaning of a story, translate it in their own terms and further relate it to their lives. Acts of courage are seen throughout most children’s books, including Tiny Owl’s The Little Black Fish, mostly because it is that important a message for children to understand. In the story, the Little Black Fish stands up for what…

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An intrepid tale of daring to be different

  The Little Black Fish Author: Samad Behrangi Illustrator: Farshid Mesghali Ages 7+ Key stage 2 The Little Black Fish is now available in paperback! Iran’s most famous picture book for children received a string of awards, including the Hans Christian Anderson Award, after it was first published in 1968. It’s been translated into dozens of languages, but in 2015, Tiny Owl were the first to publish the story in English complete with its original…

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Tiny Owl book posters available to download!

They’re here: Tiny Owl book posters are now available to download! Tiny Owl is delighted to announce a series of posters for three of our titles: A Bottle of Happiness, When I Coloured In the World, and The Elephant’s Umbrella. And that’s not all – keep an eye out soon for posters featuring some of our upcoming books! Each poster features one of the illustrations from the book, and a word that encapsulates its message.…

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Mark your calendar: 14 – 15 August, Edinburgh International Book Festival!

Edinburgh International Book Festival: something for everyone!   As the world’s largest celebration of writing, the Edinburgh International Book Festival is guaranteed to have something for book lovers of all ages. Running from 12 – 28 August, it promises to be a packed programme featuring over 800 writers and thinkers – including events by Tiny Owl! This will be the third year that Tiny Owl goes to Edinburgh: in 2015 we were there with an…

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