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Unlocked: Stories of Hope from Tiny Owl Artists in Lockdown

£12.99 £8.99 (hardback)

UK only


With pictures by a host of talented illustrators hailing from all over the world, Unlocked is a timely picture book acting as a beautiful reference to a moment in history – remembering how we made each other smile, no matter how restricted we were during those months in lockdown.

The fantastic artists contributing include Piet Grobler, Kate Milner, Nicola Davies, Ehsan Abdollahi, Ken Wilson-Max, Anna Doherty, Jenny Bloomfield, Sarah van Dongen, Hazel Terry, Dale Blankenaar, Catell Ronca, Jenny Duke, Dunja Jogan, Nahid Kazemi, and Maria Christania.


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Download a free poster with beautiful artwork from this book!


Book trailer


Meet the illustrators

Read more about Unlocked:
  • Download: A fun Unlocked Activity Pack!
  • Unlocked Featured in Teach Primary Magazine!
  • Download: Free teacher planning featuring Unlocked!
  • Read a review: Thank you Unlocked for reminding me of love and resilience, and giving me perspective! – CheckEmOutBooks
  • Read a review: Unlocked captures this unique time in history – Scope for Imagination
  • Watch: Our Read along for Unlocked!
  • Download: a free Unlocked! poster!
  • Read a review: Unlocked offers a diverse array of voices – Books for Topics
  • Read a review: Unlocked is full of hope and optimism – Jennifer Teo Reads
  • Watch: the trailer for Unlocked!
  • Read a review: Unlocked is a collection of hope – Sarah – Books & Home Education
  • Read a review: Hope, positivity and kindness are woven throughout – The Little Literary Society
  • Read a review: A great way to capture and commemorate a shared moment in history – Cast of Thousands
  • Read a blog: Tiny Owl to publish international anthology inspired by lockdown
  • Read a review: Even in the darkest of times there is always room for light – Edspire
  • Read a blog: Unlocking the lockdown with Tiny Owl artists!
  • Watch: In conversation with Catell Ronca
  • Watch: In conversation with Dunja Jogan
  • Read a review: A lovely collection of inspiring words and illustrations – Pages of Childhood
  • Watch: In conversation with Nicola Davies
  • Watch: In conversation with Kate Milner
  • Read a review: This beautiful book instantly brought a tear to my eye! – What The Kids Read
  • Watch: In conversation with Anna Doherty
  • Watch: In conversation with Ehsan Abdollahi
  • Hooray! Unlocked featured in QuixoticLittles’s round-up of books to share during the pandemic!
  • Read a review: A treasure of a compilation full of wonderfully different pictures – Red Reading Hub
  • Watch: In conversation with Sarah van Dongen
  • Watch: In conversation with Piet Grobler
  • Read a review: A wonderful time capsule of the last year – Learning Through Play
  • Watch: In conversation with Maria Christania Winardi
  • Watch: In conversation with Jenny Bloomfield
  • Watch: In conversation with Jenny Duke
  • Read a review: I loved how this eclectic collection offers a glimpse into different lives! – Bookish Way To Play
  • Watch: In conversation with Hazel Terry
  • Watch: Unlocked book trailer
  • Read a review: Unlocked is a treat to savour, to linger over, and to reflect upon - A Library Lady
  • Yippee! Unlocked! is out now!


Scope for Imagination

Unlocked captures this unique time in history and gives us all a beautiful keepsake


Books for Topics

Unlocked offers a diverse array of voices, yet drawn together by a common thread of humanity


Teacher Glitter

Being transported all over the world to share experiences of lockdown and ultimately HOPE

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