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An interview with Duncan Annand!

The inspiration behind Caged! Buy Caged We had the pleasure of welcoming the brilliant Duncan Annand into our Tiny Owl office recently! He is the fantastic creator of our wordless picture book Caged! In this interview, Duncan tells us about his inspiration behind his wonderfully witty picture book, and how his experience as an architect influenced the story. “First, I had to think about how I was going to trap the two rogues!” Duncan Annand…

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Caged is fascinating and intriguing!

The illustrations make Caged very intriguing!  Buy Caged  We love this great review of Caged from Instagram book blogger kids.books.we.love all the way in Sydney, Australia! Have a look! View this post on Instagram WORDLESS BOOK “Caged” “While a bluebird builds her nest in the forest, two eccentric gentlemen have a more ambitious construction in mind: a vast palatial building, made from birdcages filled with colourful parrots.” “But when the two triumphant architects stand back to…

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Caged took my breath away! – Lesley McFarlane

How Caged can be used in a classroom Buy Caged  The third addition to our Wordless Picture Book series is Caged. We asked Lesley McFarlane, a teaching assistant, how she thinks that this wonderful book could be used in the classroom. Lesley is a mum to three grown up children and very proud grandmother to two grandsons. She has worked in primary schools for around twenty-five years, and her biggest passion has always been to help children along…

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Caged encourages children’s creativity and imagination! – Parents in Touch

Buy Caged We’re thrilled that the wonderful Parents in Touch reviewed our latest wordless picture book Caged as part of their collection of Fiction books for children aged 2-5 years! Caged is a witty tale, sharing a message of retribution and freedom, without using any words! It is Duncan Annand’s debut picture book. Read the wonderful review below! Wordless picture books are really hard to review, as writing about them seems to me to defeat the…

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Caged is full of tiny details that add a chuckle to the story – Anna Doherty

Buy Caged  Brilliant illustrator Anna Doherty shares her response to the third addition to our wordless picture book series, Caged. Read her review below! In Duncan Annand’s debut picture book, pictures tell the entire story. Duncan has no need for text as he weaves the tale of two hapless top-hat-clad men attempting to construct an aviary to trap multicoloured exotic birds in. This is a silent tale of freedom, of nature winning the day, of not…

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