Monday, March 25th, 2019 |العربية
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Must Read Children’s Book

From the story of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, to the story of the Fisherman and the Genie, to Ali Cogia, A Merchant of Baghdad to the Little Hunchbacked, Nadine Khoury collected some of the most enchanting stories told by the vizier’s daughter, Scheherazade, to King Shahryar during the...

“Upon hearing me say that straight long hair was prettier than short curly locks, the girl on my school bus was provoked to start pulling my hair and putting me in pain every single morning.”

“Divorce!? She uttered that word and reinforced my certainty at a time when all I wished was to escape reality.… But escape to where? My father and mother had decided to divorce.… This is the reality that manifested itself before me as a living moving and breathing creature, leaving me no...

In the section on nighttime from the series Step by Step by Hanadi Dayya and Manal Shamma. Illustrations by Nadine Kaadan. Published in its first edition by Asala in 2010.

Written and illustrated by Ghassan Kanafani. Published in its first edition in 2005 by Ghassan Kanafani Cultural Foundation, Beirut. English translation by Nora Shawwa.

How many languages are there in the world? What was the earliest form of writing like?

By Hassan Abdullah. Illustrations by Nabil Kadouh. Published in its first edition in 2009 by Dar Al-Farabi. Aimed at 7-year old children and above.

“If hooks are the tools used in catching fish, then how and where do we catch innovative ideas? Do adults learn to cast their net in search of ideas from a tender age? Does that mean they have secret maps that guide them towards a treasure of new ideas? Does each of them have his hidden treasure...

There, in the vast courtyard, children play for hours. They run, shriek and shout, giggle and enjoy Hide and Seek, hopscotch and other games.