Monthly Archives: December 2010

Wishing You The Best in 2011

Tomorrow, to start the year off right, a Q&A with Kalimat publisher Dareen Charafeddine. Continue reading

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Award-winning دجاجة باق بيق Now Available for iPhone, iPad

Kalimat sent out a notice about the award-winning دجاجة باق بيق—written by Rania Zbib Daher and illustrated by Joelle Achkar—being available for iPhone, iPod, and iPad (here, in the iTunes store) just as CBS news asked: Are eBooks Okay for Small Children? Continue reading

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What’s RIGHT with Schools: Detailing Problems with Arabic Instruction

Perhaps I sound crazy, but I find Afshan Ahmed’s article in today’s The National, “Schools detail problems with Arabic instruction,” quite cheering. Continue reading

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January Events at Shorouk Stores in Cairo

I preferred the old schedules, which had pictures of the books, but this is certainly eye-catching.

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The 10 Best Things to Happen to Arabic Children’s Literature in 2010

Thanks to everyone who made this a great year for Arabic children’s literature. We look forward to an even better 2011! Continue reading

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Arabic Children’s Literature in the London Public Libraries

If you live in London, they have a smattering of Arabic children’s literature in the public-library system, although it hardly seems like the best of the best, and most (all?) is bilingual or from a translation. Continue reading

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Learn to Sing and Read ليلة عيد with فيروز

Thanks to Aziza at “Arabic Blog” for digging this up. And continuing Happy Holidays to all.

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