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Read to Your Newborn? ماذا تقرا مع مولودك؟

Newborns are calmed by the rhythmic sounds of lullabies and nursery rhymes. Continue reading

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Enter Kalimat’s Father’s-Day Contest and Win!

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Teaching a Child أ ب ت

The time has come when we want the three-year-old to start learning his letters. I don’t want to drill him, or take the joy out of books: We just want to expose him to their shapes and begin the process … Continue reading

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Readings in Pictures: Samar Taher Abdelaal at كان ياما كان ; BQFP’s World Book Day Event

In other children’s-lit news: Al Arabiya: Renewed emphasis on educating Arab children about foreign cultures spawns innovative approaches Featuring the “Mimi and the Magic Globe” series. The National: Books gift may turn new leaf in schools The story quotes Emirati … Continue reading

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If You’re in the UAE, أنه كرنفال كتب الأطفال

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Upcoming Children’s-Lit Events: ‘Farhana’ in Tahrir, Balsam’s April Calendar

Author Rania Hussein Amin, creator of the popular and award-winning فرحانة series, will be giving workshops for children on Saturday, April 2 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Tahrir Book Fair. Amin promises “story-telling, working with clay, and … Continue reading

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First Comic-book Store Opens in Cairo

On February 19, a little more than a week after Hosni Mubarak stepped down as Egypt’s ruler, a new book and toy store opened in Heliopolis. The store—called Kryptonite, after the fictional material that weakens Superman—sells graphic novels, comics, action … Continue reading

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