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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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The Secret of the Tattered Shoes is simple, evocative and different

The gold glistens in The Secret of the Tattered Shoes! Buy The Secret of the Tattered Shoes We love this fab review of The Secret of the Tattered Shoes by LoveReading4Kids! Read it below! Exquisitely gorgeous illustrations accompany a well known fairy tale with a difference, an edge. Tiny Owl Publishing have a series of books called ‘One Story, Many Voices’, where authors and illustrators explore well known fairy tales from different perspectives. Here, the Twelve Dancing…

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The Secret of the Tattered Shoes is one of the most sumptuous fairy tales!

By far, one of the best written books! Buy The Secret of the Tattered Shoes  We’re delighted with this review of The Secret of the Tattered Shoes from librarian Elizabeth Bird for School Library Journal. Read her thoughts below. By far one of the most sumptuous fairy tales I’ve had the pleasure to discover this year. It’s a 12 Dancing Princesses book. Jackie Morris did the text and it is by far one the best…

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Fantastic The Secret of the Tattered Shoes activities by Love My Books!

Buy The Secret of the Tattered Shoes  Love My Books have shared some terrific activities for children to enrich their reading of The Secret of the Tattered Shoes! Jackie Morris, illus. Ehsan Abdollahi Tiny Owl Age 7-9 years Based on The Twelve Dancing Princesses by the Brothers Grimm this version is part of publisher Tiny Owl’s ‘One story, Many Voices’ series. It is an exquisite book, beautifully written and with magical illustrations. It provides an optimistic, alternative…

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