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Taghreed Najjar Nominated for 2019 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

Taghreed Najjar

Nearly 250 children’s book authors from 64 countries are up for the 2019 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, one of the most prestigious awards for children’s literature worldwide. The candidates were presented at the Frankfurt Book Fair on October 11 by the jury chair Boel Westin. The three Arabophone authors on the list are: Jordanian-Palestinian author […]

‘Koozy’: Etisalat-winner for ‘Best Production,’ A Story of Loss & Cats & Love reviewed by ArabKidLitNow!

ArabKidLitNow recommends Koozy (كوزي), which was shortlisted for the 2018 Etisalat Prize for Arabic Children’s Literature in three categories (best book, best illustrations, best production) and won the “best production” prize. This is a story of love and loss, friendship and honoring those who are gone, warmly and richly illustrated by Maja Kastelic. Since kids know better what they like, […]

9 Tips to Help Children Enjoy Reading Arabic Children Books

Arabic Children Books

Caring parents want their children to do well in both Arabic and English. Those living abroad want their children to be fluent in their mother tongue. Luckily there is a great variety now of quality Arabic children books all subjects that can be found online and in bookstores to choose from. Here are a few […]

Filling the Gap with Early Readers

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It is always exciting for us as publishers when we launch a new book. Recently, we started a new series for emergent readers (Early Readers) in Arabic which we called “Al Dahnoun Series”. We were responding to feedback from our reader families and schools who felt that there was a gap that needed filling in […]