Don’t miss this chance to hear from award-winning YA novelist Candy Gourlay about the inspiration behind her critically acclaimed books, Bone Talk and its much-anticipated follow-up Wild Song.
Have you ever wondered what you want to be when you grow up? Join Ayah Qasim for this fun and inspirational event about growing up and following your dreams.
Cleo the camel is fine! But is she really? Join Noura Al Khoori, the Arabic translator of Cleo the Completely Fine Camel, for this delightful and heartwarming event.
Illustrator Maitha Al Khayat and translator Noura Al Khoori join forces to celebrate the release of the Arabic translation of Aisha’s Pearl, the much-loved children’s story by Julia Johnson.
Join us to celebrate some of Dubai’s youngest and brightest authors. These budding writers will discuss their creative processes, read excerpts from their books, and share what inspires them.
In this not-to-be-missed event with one of Britain’s most celebrated children’s writers, Lisa Thompson (The Goldfish Boy) will reveal the inspirations behind her gripping new story, The Treasure Hunters.
What stories surround you? British Book Award-winning author Phil Earle makes his debut appearance in Dubai to inspire young bookworms to share in the fun of reading and writing.
Put on your detective hats and don't miss this interactive and infectiously funny event with Zanib Mian, the award-winning author of the hilarious Meet the Maliks series.
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