And the books are distributed. The Room to Read team and I visited Collateral Repair Project – Helping Urban Refugees in Jordan, one of our distribution partners that provides incredible support to refugee families in Jordan, through free classes and family food vouchers. Donate to them; they need your help. While I am so proudContinue reading “Picturebook Distribution!”
On November 14th, I stood before a crowd of 150 authors, illustrators, publishers, media, and VIPs to present the culmination of a year of extraordinary work. The truth is a good picturebook, where both the text and illustrations equally tell a story, takes not less than 2-3 years to produce. This truth was shattered asContinue reading “Room to Read – Publishing 20 Picturebooks!”
Merry Christmas everyone! I hope during this festive time of year that everyone enjoys some holiday spirit and well-deserved time off. I personally always take some time to reflect and think ahead of my goals or resolutions for the New Year. During the annual CAC Book Fair this month, I was invited again to readContinue reading “Camel Christmas and Book Fair at CAC!”
Thank you to the tempest that wrote about me and my work! They say, “This Egyptian author is revolutionizing her homeland’s book scene, and she has advice that we all need to hear.” Read more here!
On November 1st, I was invited to read my two new children’s books “The Lion that Dressed as a Sheep” and “The Magic Palm” at Alsson International School. Walking across their huge new campus in New Giza, I was amazed and excited to present my books to grades 1 – 5. Needless to say, I readContinue reading “Book Reading at Alsson School, New Giza!”
I am thrilled to announce that my books are not only on Amazon, but also on SOUQ.com! So much easier and more available for all my Egyptian readers! Literally have my books delivered straight to your house. Available here: https://egypt.souq.com/…/dina-e…/children’s-books-355/a-t/s/
Very happy I had the opportunity to join the British Council British Council Egypt in visiting schools across Cairo. I was able to mingle with students and speak about my experience learning at Cambridge and writing books. It was a lot of fun! Ncbis – New Cairo British International School, American International School in Egypt,Continue reading “British Council Tour!”
I am very happy to present my brand new cover for Melouq! Since I first published Melouq, my debut YA novel, I’ve been looking and looking for the perfect cover. I didn’t get it right the first or second time, but maybe I should have known! Third time’s the charm!
This Tuesday the 25th of July was the book signing ceremony of The Lion that Dressed as a Sheep and The Magic Palm! Diwan Maadi was kind enough to host the ceremony. There I met young readers, spoke about my experience in writing, and read sections of each book for the audience. I was soContinue reading “Book Signing: The Lion that Dressed as a Sheep & The Magic Palm!”
I am very happy to finally release my third children’s book! The Magic Palm is a short story written with a lot of love about an Egyptian boy who lives on a date farm with his family… and experiences an unexpected bit of magic. Currently available on Amazon Kindle and Print. Enjoy!