2009

  • Mohammed Al Ghazi

    Mohammed Al Ghazi

     

    • Tunisian writer and poet

    • Professor of Arab Literature in Tunis and Kairouan
    • Advisor to the Tunisian Ministry of Culture
    • Author of more than 40 children's books
    • Recipient of Abu Qassim Al Shabi Literary Award in 1998

     

  • Mohammed Jamal Amro

    Mohammed Jamal Amro

     

    • Jordanian Children's books author
    • Editor-in-Chief of the children's magazine Bara'em Amman
    • Member of the Arab Writers Union
    • Chairman of the Children's Literature Panel at the Islamic Literature League
    • Winner of the Abdel Hamid Shoman Award for Arabic Children's Poetry – Jordan

     

  • Lujaina Al Asil

    Lujaina Al Asil

     

    • Syrian Plastic artist and children's book illustrator
    • Artistic Advisor for Children's Books – Syrian Ministry of Culture
    • Independent member of the International Organisation for Children's Book (IBBY-Switzerland)
    •  Winner of the Best Book Award at Beirut International Book Fair 2008

     

  • Sarah Odedina

    Sarah Odedina

     

    • Worked in the field of children's books publishing since 1988
    • Was Rights Director at Watts Publishing Group
    • Was Editor-in-Chief of children's fiction at the Bloomsbury Group and Publishing Director of the Children's List
    • Published many award-winning children's books including the Harry Potter series

     

  • Amira Abu Al Majd

    Amira Abu Al Majd

     

    • Director of Children's Book Publishing and Managing Director of Dar El Shorouk - Cairo
    • Holds a Bachelor's Degree in Child Psychology from the American University in Cairo
    • Member of the Board of Directors of the Egyptian National Section of IBBY
    • Member of the Higher Committee of the Reading for All Festival – Egypt

     

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