During the time of school closures worldwide in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, QFI released read-alouds of various children’s books, working with authors, publishers, and writers from across the Arab world.
Each read-aloud features works by Arab authors from the Arab world and Arab diaspora, in both English and Arabic.
All of our exciting stories are featured on our website, and on the QFI YouTube channel.
The Magic Palm
Our first featured author is Dina Elabd, an Egyptian-American children’s book author.
Mila the Beautiful Cat || ميلا القطة الجميلة
Goha the Wise Fool
The adventure of the 3 Ducklings || مغامرة البطات الثلاث
Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns
Farida | فريدة
The Night of the Moon
The Journey of Selecting the Lantern | رحلة اختيار فانوس
The Flamingo Team | فريق النحام الوردي
In collaboration with Qatar National Library
The Seven Wise Princesses
Our next featured author is Wafa Tarnowska, a Lebanese children’s book author, translator, and radio broadcaster now living in the UK.