Monthly Archives: July 2011

4 New (“رمضانيات”) and Old (“كان زمان”) Books for Ramadan

Kalimat promises to have a new and lovely-looking Ramadan book available next week. They have shared a glimpse of “رمضانيات” on their Facebook page. For those who haven’t glimpsed: Other Ramadan reads in Arabic (there are many, many more in … Continue reading

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5 Revolution Reads for Kids

*النقطة السوداء . If there is a children’s book that “predicted” the revolution, it’s Walid Taher’s Etisalat Prize-winningالنقطة السوداء. This wonderful book shows how a “black dot” can come and cripple our lives, and how we can get rid of it by chipping away together. A wonderful conversation-starter and an inspiration. Ages: 5-105. Continue reading

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Summer Reading and Activity Guide for Kids

It looks like my Al Masry Al Youm summer reading guide (Arabic and English) has been edited down a wee bit, so I’ll be adding a few more suggestions here on ReadKutubKids. Continue reading

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July Events in Cairo include ‘The Summer of Arabian Culture’

Also: Shorouk should have their calendar out soon, and Adly Rizkallah illustration workshops are available both at Diwan and at Kotob Khan.

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