Thank you for inviting me to your reading week Europa Schule Neu Kairo ❤
I’ve never been on the radio before! So, I was thrilled to be invited by the beautiful Mai Anwar on her show “Family” Mondays-Wednesdays 3-4 pm, where we discuss important topics for parents and families. I was given the opportunity to speak about the importance of reading and how to pick a good Arabic bookContinue reading “Speaking on the radio 105.3 Nagham FM”
Was so happy to visit the incredibly organized and huge Cairo International Book Fair, where my latest book is being sold by Asala! And! They told me it sold out! So great news all around!
Not only has the UK awarded me a scholarship to study Children’s Literature at the University of Cambridge in 2013, but now I was thrilled to be shortlisted as a finalist for the Social Impact Award in Egypt. It was a wonderful night where we met many talented and hard working people. Thank you soContinue reading “A finalist for the Social Impact Award by the British Council”
I was so happy to be invited by El Alsson school, New Giza, for two days to read to the American section from grades Pre-K to 5. This time, I read both my English and Arabic books – and really enjoyed the laughter from the little ones and the questions from the older students. SomeContinue reading “Reading at Alsson School – American”
A BIG thank you to Kid’s Bookstore in Shorouk for inviting me this weekend! Discussing books and stories, reading ميلا القطة الجميلة and The Lion that Dressed as a Sheep, and coloring our favorite ice cream flavors was so much fun! Hope to see you all again soon!
It was such a pleasure to be invited to Mum’s Lounge nursery in New Cairo to read my new Arabic children’s book, Mila the Beautiful Cat (2019) ميلا القطة الجميلة. Many children and parents attended, and we had time to discuss the importance of reading and how to encourage children to love learning Arabic. It’sContinue reading “Reading ميلا القطة الجميلة at Mum’s Lounge <3”
We really cannot thank Scoop Empire enough for the wonderful article they have written on our team’s efforts in creating and running Arabic Book A Month. “With the rise of technology and its evolution, children nowadays have bee missing out on a lot, most importantly, on their own childhood! More smartphones and tablets, less hideContinue reading “Arabic Book A Month on Scoop Empire!”
This May is already the 9th birthday of Balsam Bookstore, the only specialized Arabic children’s bookstore in Egypt. Egyptians can’t thank Balsam enough for the effort she puts into providing excellent Arabic books for children. It was a day full of storytelling and fun! Happy Birthday! Photos below:
Thank you to Al Ahram’s magazine Nsf El Donia for the wonderful article about my work in children’s books with Arabic Book A Month! It is so important to highlight all that is being done to encourage other’s to do more! I was really happy to see the two page spread in their 31 MayContinue reading “Featured in Nsf El Donia Al Ahram Magazine Article”