2010

Black Dot
  • Book Title : Black Dot
  • Publisher : Dar El Shorouk
  • Author : Walid Taher
  • Illustrator : Walid Taher
  • ISBN : 9789770926115
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A House for the Small Rabbit
  • Book Title : A House for the Small Rabbit
  • Publisher : Al Salwa Publishing House
  • Author : Taghreed Arif Al Najjar
  • Illustrator : Walid Al Askari
  • ISBN : 9789957040550
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A Paper's Dreams
  • Book Title : A Paper's Dreams
  • Publisher : Dar Noon
  • Author : Nahid Al Shawa
  • Illustrator : Reema Nazir
  • ISBN : 9786030047079
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Above the Rooftop
  • Book Title : Above the Rooftop
  • Publisher : Dar Al Yasmeen
  • Author : Abeer Al Taher
  • Illustrator : Ali Amr
  • ISBN : 9789957087623
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Aunt Zayoun and the Olive Tree
  • Book Title : Aunt Zayoun and the Olive Tree
  • Publisher : Tamer Institute
  • Author : Fatima Sharafuddine
  • Illustrator : Senan Al Hallaq
  • ISBN : 9786144021798
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Black Dot
  • Book Title : Black Dot
  • Publisher : Dar El Shorouk
  • Author : Walid Taher
  • Illustrator : Walid Taher
  • ISBN : 9789770926115
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Camel with a Small Hump
  • Book Title : Camel with a Small Hump
  • Publisher : Jerboa Publishing House
  • Author : Rawda Al Halami
  • Illustrator : Rawda Al Halami
  • ISBN : 978994835532
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Come Play With Me
  • Book Title : Come Play With Me
  • Publisher : Tamer Institute
  • Author : Safa Omeir
  • Illustrator : Nadine Sidani
  • ISBN : 9789950326637
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Farhana and the Secrets of Her Beauty
  • Book Title : Farhana and the Secrets of Her Beauty
  • Publisher : Elias Modern Publishing House
  • Author : Rania Hussain
  • Illustrator : Rania Hussain
  • ISBN : 9789773043752
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Looking for a Hobby
  • Book Title : Looking for a Hobby
  • Publisher : Asala Publishing House
  • Author : Samar Mahfouz
  • Illustrator : Lina Mirhij
  • ISBN : 9789953513911
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When the Lion Dances
  • Book Title : When the Lion Dances
  • Publisher : Dar El Shorouk
  • Author : Ihab Shaker
  • Illustrator : Ihab Shaker
  • ISBN : 9789770923987
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A Paper's Dreams
  • Book Title : A Paper's Dreams
  • Publisher : Dar Noon
  • Author : Nahid Al Shawa
  • Illustrator : Reema Nazir
  • ISBN : 9786030047079
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Black Dot
  • Book Title : Black Dot
  • Publisher : Dar El Shorouk
  • Author : Walid Taher
  • Illustrator : Walid Taher
  • ISBN : 9789770926115
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Come Play With Me
  • Book Title : Come Play With Me
  • Publisher : Tamer Institute
  • Author : Safa Omeir
  • Illustrator : Nadine Sidani
  • ISBN : 9789950326637
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Farhana and the Secrets of Her Beauty
  • Book Title : Farhana and the Secrets of Her Beauty
  • Publisher : Elias Modern Publishing House
  • Author : Rania Hussain
  • Illustrator : Rania Hussain
  • ISBN : 9789773043752
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Looking for a Hobby
  • Book Title : Looking for a Hobby
  • Publisher : Asala Publishing House
  • Author : Samar Mahfouz
  • Illustrator : Lina Mirhij
  • ISBN : 9789953513911
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  • Nabiha Mheidli

    Nabiha Mheidli

    Nabiha Mheidly is a Lebanese author of children's books and editor of children's magazines. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Journalism from the Lebanese University and a Master's degree in Education from the St. Joseph University in Beirut. She has been active in the field of children's book publishing since 1987 when she established Dar Al-Hadaek publishing house and was the editor of several children's magazines. Mheidli has lectured numerous times on the topics of children's publishing and media at a number of Arab schools and universities and has participated as a keynote speaker in forums and seminars related to Arabic children's literature in different parts of the Arab world.

    She is the recipient of several awards for Arabic children's literature, including the Etisalat Award for Arabic Children's Literature in 2009 for the book Ana Oheb (I Love), published by Dar Al Hadaeq and the Arab Journalism Award in 2007 for the 'Best Journalistic Work targeting children'. She is the author of more than 50 children's books.

  • Mohammed Ghozi

    Mohammed Ghozi

    Mohammed Ghozi is a Tunisian writer, poet, critic and member in the Arab Writers Union. He holds a PhD in Modern Literature and teaches Arabic Literature at several Tunisian universities. Until 2005, he was an Advisor to the Tunisian Minister of Culture.

    When writing for children, Ghozi has a unique characteristic style: he speaks in the language of children and his books are rich with images directly drawn from the world of children.

    He has published a number of studies and research papers in literature and has participated in many seminars and fora in the Arab world as well as internationally.

    He is the recipient of several awards for his children's books, including the Tunisian Cultural Ministry's Award for Children's Books (1987), the Sheikha Fatima bint Hazza Award for Arabic Children's Stories (1998) and the Sharjah Award for Arab Creativity (1998).

    He has a rich body of literary work and has supervised a number of literary awards in the fields of literature and poetry. He has also contributed to the production of cultural radio and TV programmes. He is the author of more than 40 stories for children.

  • Yacoub El Sharouni

    Yacoub El Sharouni

    Yacoub El Sharouni is a veteran author of children's books and researcher in the field of Arabic children's literature. He has served several times on the judging panel of the Children's Literature Prize managed by the Egyptian National Section of IBBY (EBBY) and was a member of the jury of the Jordanian State Award for Excellence in Children's Literature in 1999. In 1968, he was appointed the Director General of the General Organisation of Culture Palaces of the Egyptian Ministry of Culture before traveling to France for a 10-month period to study cultural work in the field of children's literature. From 1984 to 1991, he was the Head of the National Centre of Child Culture in addition to occupying several posts related to the field of Arabic children's literature and Child Culture. He was appointed several times as a Consultant to the Egyptian Ministry of Culture in the field of Child Culture.

    He has received numerous awards, including the Award of the Supreme Council for Arts and Literature – Egypt for his play Heroes of Our Country (1960), the New Horizons Award of the Bologna Book Fair for The Best Egyptian Folk Stories (2002) and the Egyptian National Section of IBBY Award for Best Author for his book The Secret of the Queen of Kings (2007). He has written and published 400 books as well as several studies on Arabic children's literature. He has supervised several theses and dissertation projects in the field of children's literature.

  • Hassan Zahreddine

    Hassan Zahreddine

    Hassan Zahreddine is a Lebanese sculptor and illustrator of children's books. He holds a Master's degree in Fine Arts (Printing Arts) from Concordia University, Canada and is currently a Professor at the College of Fine Arts at the American University of Beirut and Associate-Professor of Sculpture at Concordia University, Canada. He has organised a number of exhibitions and gallery shows in Beirut and Montreal. He has participated in children's book fairs in France, Italy and Lebanon as well as exhibitions dedicated to the print arts in cities around the world.

  • Penny Holroyde

    Penny Holroyde

    Penny Holroyde began her publishing career in 1995 dealing in foreign rights for Walker Books, selling co-editions to the publishers' high quality picture books across the world. In 1998, she relocated to Massachusetts, USA and worked as Director of Rights and Licensing for Candlewick Press, dealing in all forms of subrights and managing the licensing programme for the bestselling "Guess How Much I Love You". She returned to the UK in 2004 and joined the Caroline Sheldon Literary Agency as an agent specialising in children's books and selling American and film rights across the agency's list.

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