Category Archives: new releases

Anti-Bullying Book Now Available from Al-Balsam: كن نفسك

Unfortunately necessary. I can’t bear to read this story, but…bullying is clearly a problem here. Advertisements

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Some of the (Children’s) Books I Found at the Sharjah Book Fair

My apologies, since I promised a list of the new books from the fair, and this is instead a pile. And several of them seem to have already disappeared into my children’s private stashes. (However, while I did acquire enough … Continue reading

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Taghreed Najjar on the Importance of Pretend Play

This week, Taghreed Najjar blogs over at Al-Salwa books about the importance of pretend play. This is on the occasion of the release of her new book, أي شيء…. Continue reading

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Stories and Art: Inspired by عزيزة و غلام القمر and ألوان الدّكان

Last night, my seven-year-old and I were reading عزيزة و غلام القمر (Bloomsbury Qatar, 2010) for the first time. Although it was written and illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark, who penned the Blue Kangaroo books my son dearly loved when … Continue reading

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Kalimat Launching Two More Summer Titles: /The Eid Shoes/ and /From…To/

Children’s publisher Kalimat will be bringing out two new books this summer. With Ramadan now less than a month away, the first is the well-timed حذاء العيد , by the award-winning Fatima Sharafeddine. The second is titled من…إلى and is … Continue reading

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