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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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A World of Books in Translation

Tiny Owl books are Riveting Reads! We’re very excited to be included in The School Library Association’s publication of A World of Books in Translation by Joy Court and Daniel Hahn as part of the Riveting Reads series. Initiated by author and SLA President Kevin Crossley-Holland, the annotated guide showcases over 100 children books in translation with additional commentary from authors, publishers and campaigners. “…Riveting Reads breaks completely new ground and is likely to mark…

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Books build bridges not walls!

How do you empower children to become citizens of the world? Books in translation, of course! This was the overwhelming message at the ceremony for the Marsh Award for Children’s Literature in Translation last night – and the crucial role translators have to play as “linguistic artists” in bringing literature from around the world to English-speaking audiences. This year saw 27 entries, representing a dozen languages from all around the globe. Six books were shortlisted…

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We March…We Read!

By Sophie Hallam* Love Trumps Hate! Standing in the crowd on Duke Street, with cheers of protest spreading like a Mexican wave, it was a real buzz to join thousands upon thousands of protesters at the Women’s March in Central London last Saturday. Many of us have watched in horror to see Trump take the central stage in America and it felt good to have a chance to stand as one to speak against Trump’s…

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