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Wonderfully inviting book which is a new telling of the classic Twelve Dancing Princesses – Let Them Be Small

The Secret of the Tattered Shoes is a fresh interpretation of the classic Brothers Grimm story!   Buy The Secret of the Tattered Shoes   A fabulous review of The Secret of the Tattered Shoes by Sarah Burns from Let Them Be Small! Check it out below! One of the things that the children and I are starting to look at together is the language used in books. Both Daniel and Emma occasionally pick up…

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Find joy and inspiration in The Secret of the Tattered Shoes – LovemybooksUK

The elements of magic are so fun Buy The Secret of the Tattered Shoes We’re absolutely delighted with this special feature on The Secret of the Tattered Shoes over on LovemybooksUK! It’s so lovely to hear about how Larra was inspired to design her own dresses! Have a read below. Divya tells us how this beautiful picturebook captured her daughter Larra’s imagination: ‘The Secret of the Tattered Shoes is a wonderful and beautifully illustrated book.…

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A compassionate retelling of a difficult fairytale – Books For Our Children

It’s the twist at the end that perfects this book  Buy The Secret of the Tattered Shoes We’re delighted with this brilliant review of The Secret of the Tattered Shoes from Books For Our Children! Have a read. I first noticed this book because of its exquisite artwork. Ehsan Abdollahi’s art is rich, lush, with almost touchable texture, made with a mixture of paper dolls and collage (more here), giving a haunting, magical quality to…

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The artistic techniques create a unique reading experience – Books for Keeps

Elements of visual representation includes consideration of diversity  Buy The Secret of the Tattered Shoes Buy Under the Great Plum Tree In their latest feature in Books for Keeps, Darren Chetty and Karen Sands-O’Connor examine the representation of black, Asian and minority ethnic voices in children’s books nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal, including Ehsan Abdollahi’s emotive illustrations in The Secret of the Tattered Shoes, and Reza Dalvand’s highly intricate illustrations in Under the Great Plum Tree.…

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THREE Tiny Owl books are in School Library Journal’s round up of the best books of 2020!

Beautiful, vibrant stories to enjoy! Visit our bookstore We’re over the moon that THREE Tiny Owl books have been featured in School Library Journal’s round up of the best fairytales and folktales of 2020! These include The Phoenix of Persia, Quill Soup and The Secret of the Tattered Shoes – all from our One Story, Many Voices series, celebrating stories from all over the world. Read more below. The Phoenix of Persia A foundling prince…

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