Category Archives: UAE

‘Every Country, Every Culture Needs Its Own Children’s Literature’

Today, Gulf News quoted Shaikha Budoor Bint Sultan Al Qasimi as saying that local YA lit is fighting for its existence due to the lack of Emirati authors who are willing to write in this challenging field. Budoor was involved in the workshops … Continue reading

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New Books for Emirati Teens: Meet the Challenge on Nov. 19

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Children’s Bookshop News: First-ever Opens in Dubai, One-Year Anniversary of Cairo’s

A new children’s bookstore has opened its doors in Dubai.

The shop, called كان ياما كان (Kan Ya Ma Kan, the equivalent of “Once Upon a Time”), is located at الاتحاد مول on شارع الخوانيج. Continue reading

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Kalimat at the Abu Dhabi Book Fair

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Supporting UAE Children’s Book Authors: The ‘Emirati Authors Write for Emirati Children’ Initiative

This year at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF), the Goethe Institute’s new “Emirati authors write for Emirati children” project will be on display. Continue reading

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