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The Secret of the Tattered Shoes is on the Evanston Public Library’s 101 Great Books for Kids List of 2020!

Evanston Public Library celebrates The Secret of the Tattered Shoes! Buy The Secret of the Tattered Shoes Hurrah! We’re thrilled that The Secret of the Tattered Shoes has been featured as part of the Evanston Public Library’s 101 Great Books for Kids List for 2020! Jackie Morris and Ehsan Abdollahi’s mysterious tale was one of six books featured in the folk and fairy tales section! Read what they had to say below. Evanston Public Library…

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Yippee! The Secret of the Tattered Shoes & Under the Great Plum Tree are nominated for CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2021!

Two Tiny Owl books nominated for the 2021 CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal! Buy The Secret of the Tattered Shoes Buy Under the Great Plum Tree   We are utterly delighted to announce that The Secret of the Tattered Shoes and Under the Great Plum Tree have been nominated for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2021! Ehsan Abdollahi is nominated for The Secret of the Tattered Shoes, written by Jackie Morris. Ehsan Abdollahi has created stunning…

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The Secret of the Tattered Shoes is full of marionette-style collage illustrations! – Cool Things Chicago

The Secret of the Tattered Shoes is an impressive reworking of a timeless fairy tale Buy The Secret of the Tattered Shoes  We’re delighted that The Secret of the Tattered Shoes has been featured as part of The Cool Things Chicago Book Club! Read the review below. If you’re looking for a fantastic baby book with a fresh telling of an old tale, look no further than Jackie Morris’s The Secret of the Tattered Shoes. It’s…

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YLG Committee interview wonderful illustrator Ehsan Abdollahi to celebrate Libraries Week!

Ehsan Abdollahi shares a beautiful illustration to celebrate Libraries Week! Visit our bookstore To celebrate Libraries Week, the YLG Committee have been talking to the brilliant illustrator Ehsan Abdollahi! He has illustrated four wonderful books for Tiny Owl, including The Secret of the Tattered Shoes and When I Coloured in the World. As part of the interview, Ehsan even featured a wonderful library inspired illustration which really captures the magic of reading! Read his interview…

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The Secret of the Tattered Shoes has a supreme and surprising twist!

A fairy tale for a new generation – MinervaReads Buy The Secret of the Tattered Shoes We love this lovely review of The Secret of the Tattered Shoes from MinervaReads! Read it below.   A completely different take on the traditional fairy tale of The Twelve Dancing Princesses is illustrated with great intricacy in this slightly melancholic version. Morris plays with themes of love and redemption in her poetic retelling, her soldier ‘a hollow shadow of a…

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