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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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Under the Great Plum Tree is a USBBY Outstanding International Book!

Under the Great Plum Tree is celebrated in the US! Buy Under the Great Plum Tree We’re absolutely delighted that Under the Great Plum Tree has been selected by USBBY as an Outstanding International Book 2021! Read more below. Beginning in 2006, USBBY has selected an honor list of international books for young people. The USBBY Outstanding International Books List is published each year in the February issue of School Library Journal and as a bookmark.…

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Reza Dalvand’s illustrations have a great richness – The Art Room Plant

Artist Hazel Terry loves the illustrations in Under the Great Plum Tree! Buy Under the Great Plum Tree We’re delighted with this wonderful blog celebrating Reza Dalvand’s illustration in Under the Great Plum Tree from brilliant artist Hazel Terry, over on her blog The Art Room Plant! Have a read below. I love the illustrations for; ‘Under the Great Plum Tree’ published by Tiny Owl 2019, written by Sufiya Ahmed and illustrated by Reza Dalvand, they have a unique composition…

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Under the Great Plum Tree is celebrated in School Library Journal!

The art in Under the Great Plum Tree is throughly unique Buy Under the Great Plum Tree We’re delighted with this wonderful review of Under the Great Plum Tree from School Library Journal! Read Elizabeth Bird’s review below. In 2019 I noticed a significant uptick in the number of Iranian and Iranian-American illustrated books. Intrigued, I wondered if this would continue through 2020. Alas, I did not find the same number of books this year, but at…

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Under the Great Plum Tree talks to people from all over the world – A Day for Play

Under the Great Plum Tree celebrates inclusivity and loyalty! Buy Under the Great Plum Tree We’re delighted with this fantastic review of Under the Great Plum Tree from Ruth from A Day for Play over on Instagram! Have a look.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by R U T H (@a.day.for.play) Read more: Yippee! Under the Great Plum Tree is nominated for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2021! Read more: Under the…

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