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Tiny Owl author Eloise Greenfield given lifetime achievement award!

Pre-order Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me  Fantastic news! Eloise Greenfield has been awarded the Coretta Scott King-Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement. The prestigious award celebrates an African American author or illustrator who has made a significant and lasting contribution to literature. Eloise was born in North Carolina and grew up in Washington where she still lives. She has published over 40 books, of which many have won awards, such as the Coretta Scott King…

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Tiny Owl’s 2017 highlights

It’s been a big, busy year for Tiny Owl. We’ve had events and awards, campaigns of protest and celebration, and the first titles in two new series! Read on for a roundup of what we’ve been up to this year.   National and international awards Buy A Bottle of Happiness Buy The Elephant’s Umbrella Buy Bijan and Manije Three of our titles have had a particularly good year. Firstly, A Bottle of Happiness and The…

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Tiny Owl’s Abdollahi illustrates poetry book – The Bookseller

Pre order Thinker Read a fab article from Heloise Wood at The Bookseller about our upcoming title by Eloise Greenfield and Ehsan Abdollahi! Tiny Owl’s Abdollahi illustrates poetry book Iranian illustrator Ehsan Abdollahi, who successfully battled to overturn his visa ban to appear at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, is to publish another book with Tiny Owl. Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me is a collection of poems by US author Eloise Greenfield following the exploits…

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I felt incredibly honoured to meet Ehsan!

James Mayhew on events with Ehsan Abdollahi Tiny Owl and our illustrator Ehsan Abdollahi were recently mentioned in a blog post by James Mayhew. In mid-August the illustrator published a blog post about his experiences at Edinburgh International Book Festival. After talking about the launch of his and Jackie Morris‘ new book, Mrs. Noah’s Pockets, he went on to mention the excitement of meeting a certain familiar face…   ‘We were also thrilled to see…

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We laughed and made colours laugh!

Ehsan Abdollahi’s poetry commemorates his UK visit Ehsan Abdollahi has written a poem to commemorate his first ever visit to the UK! Edinburgh Book Festival is now over, and the illustrator of When I Coloured In the World and A Bottle of Happiness has returned to Iran, but he writes of all his happy memories of his events in both London and Edinburgh. This beautiful poem has been translated from Farsi by Azita Rassi.  …

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