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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Many children love horror stories, the scarier the better. Folk tales in all cultures deal with scary subjects. One of the most familiar source of scary stories are the Grimm Brothers who in their Fairy tales managed to bring out many of the subconscious fears of children to the foreground. Children’s fear of abandonment by […]
When my youngest daughter was 4 years old she hugely enjoyed helping her Christian friends decorate the Christmas tree and color the Easter eggs. One day she insisted that we put up our own Christmas tree. Thoughts raced in my mind. What harm would there be to decorate a tree. We even had the perfect […]
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 […]