WELCOME TO ETISALAT AWARD FOR ARABIC CHILDREN'S LITERATURE

Etisalat Award for Arabic Children’s Literature

The Etisalat Award for Arabic Children's Literature is one of the most important children's literature prizes in the Arab world and one of the richest in the world. It was launched in 2009 on the initiative of Her Highness Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan Al-Qasimi, Founder and Patron of the UAE Board on Books for Young People and CEO of Kalimat publishing house.

The restructuring of the Award will serve to attract an even larger segment of the publishing industry and thereby encourage more publishers, authors and illustrators to play a role in developing the Arabic children's book sector. 

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Early Reader

Picture Book

Chapter Book

Young Adult’s Book

Comics Category

ABOUT THE AWARD

The Etisalat Award for Arabic Children’s literature was launched in 2009. It aims to provide an incentive for publishers, authors, and illustrators to publish Arabic children’s books and apps that are of the highest quality in both form and content.

Award Management Objectives Criteria Judging Process Entry Submission WARSHA

Value of Award

AED

1,200,000

The Award is worth one million and two hundred thousand dirhams distributed.

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