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A great community story of intergenerational friendship – Youth Services Book Review

The Neighbourhood Surprise focuses on a vegan and vegetarian themed going-away party for a much-loved neighbour!   Buy The Neighbourhood Surprise!   We loved this review of The Neighbourhood Surprise by Sarah Bickel from Youth Services Book Review! Check it out below! The Neighborhood Surprise – by Sarah van Dongen, Tiny Owl, 9781910328712, 2021 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: Picture book What did you like about…

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Nourishing community connections and respect – Spirituality Practice

The Neighbourhood Surprise focuses on the importance of community, and intergenerational friendship!   Buy The Neighbourhood Surprise   We are delighted with this review of The Neighbourhood Suprise from Spirituality Practice! Read in full below!   The Neighborhood Surprise By Sarah van Dongen An affirmation of respect for vegetarians and vegans in the form of a going-away party.Book Review by Patricia Campbell Carlson Sarah van Dongen is a Dutch illustrator based in Amsterdam. She has…

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A delightful read about community – Mai Story Book Library

The Neighbourhood Surprise focuses on intergenerational friendship, community, and vegan and vegetarian diets!   Buy The Neighbourhood Surprise   We’re thrilled that The Neighbourhood Surprise helped people look forward to social gatherings again after lockdown ends. Read a review from Maistorybook below!   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Maya Espiritu- MaiStoryBook (@maistorybooklibrary) Watch the trailer for The Neighbourhood Surprise Download: FREE Neighbourhood Surprise activities! Watch an interview with Sarah van…

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Discover fun The Neighbourhood Surprise activities!

Discover fun activities! Buy The Neighbourhood Surprise The Neighbourhood Surprise is an inclusive tale of a community coming together to celebrate one of their own. Sarah van Dongen’s delightful story introduces children to different kinds of diets – such as being vegetarian or vegan – and includes facts about these lifestyles. Download a complete activity pack here.     Visit our bookstore Download book posters Limited edition prints Subscribe to Tiny Owl on YouTube!

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A joyful celebration of community and friendship – Library Lady

The Neighbourhood Surprise focuses on community and different diets!   Buy The Neighbourhood Surprise   We’re delighted with this review of The Neighbourhood Surprise from Library Lady! Have a read below: Picture books can make a difference. Not only for our youngest readers but for all age groups and all types. They can offer humour, entertainment and pleasure but also comfort, encouragement, information and inspiration. Over recent weeks I have read many fabulous picture books…

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