Raneem is excited and eager for her first day of school, but slowly her fears and uncertainty start to mount only to culminate when her Mom leaves her in school. Raneem finds out that school is a fun place to be in and is reassured in the end when she is reunited with her mother.
Sending a child to school for the first time can be a traumatic experience for both parent and child. Parents may spend months checking out different preschools trying to find the best school for their child.They panic when the school they finally decide upon puts them on the waiting list and rejoice when their child […]
Under the patronage of Princess Wijdan and in collaboration with the National Art Museum in Jebel al Waibdeh, “Salwa Publishers” launched the story of “Grandma Nafeesa” , one of its latest publications. The picture book story is written by Taghreed Najjar and illustrated by Lebanese artist Maya Fidawi. Princess Wijdan started the event by addressing […]
Taghreed Najjar presented her latest story book “A Home for Arnoub” which comes with an interactive bilingual CD. The children watched the animated musical story and sang along with sad sad Arnoub and were happy when he finally found a new home with lovely Arnouba. Squeels of excited laughter greeted the mascot Arnoub who surprised […]
A Special Ramdan event was held at Hakawati Bookstore and Hamleys. Children and their parents braved the heat wave and came to listen to Taghreed Najjar read her story ” When the Doorbell Rang” published by Al Salwa Publishing House and illustrated by Reem Askari. The story is narrated by Nagham who welcomes Ramdan with […]
Nowadays many young Fathers in the Arab world play a more hands on role in the family. They do not mind changing dirty diapers, feeding the kids, playing with them and reading to them before they sleep. Sadly still in many segments of our society this is perceived as عيب or shameful. The prevalent belief […]