Longlist announcements of Sheikh Zayed Book Award Continue Children’s Literature and Young Author

sheikh zayed logo 2016Abu Dhabi, 13 December 2016 –The Sheikh Zayed Book Award announced today its longlist for two categories; ‘Children’s Literature’ and ‘Young Author’.

The titles in the ‘Children’s Literature’ longlist were selected from more than 95 nominations mostly received from five countries; Egypt, Lebanon, Saudi, Kuwait and Syria.

Book title Author Nationality Publisher
1 ‘al betaqa al ajeeba’ (The Amazing Card) Samar Barraj Lebanon Al Salwa – Jordan 2014
2 ‘haflat shai fi qasr Cinderella’ (A Tea Party at Cinderella’s Palace) Arwa Khamayyis Saudi Arabia Arwa Al-Arabeia- Saudi 2015
3 ‘ al manzel al azraq’ (the Blue House) Samah Ezzat Egypt Dar al Banan – Lebanon 2016
4 ‘bila qubba’a’ (Hatless) Lateefa Buti Kuwait Seedan Media – Kuwait 2015
5 ‘sadeeq al nujoom’ (Friend of Stars) Hassan Abdallah Lebanon Academia International- Lebanon 2017
6 ‘al zi’ba Um kaseb’ (Umm Kaseb, the She-Wolf) Lina al Hasan Syria Hakaya- Lebanon 2016
7 Nuwayyer (nuwayyer) Taleb Al Alrefai Kuwait Kalimat, UAE 2015
8 Princess Buhruj Palace Ahlam Bsharat Palestine Palestine Workshop 2016

For more information
http://www.zayedaward.ae/2016/12/longlist-announcements-of-sheikh-zayed-book-award-continue-childrens-literature-and-young-author/