Shortlist for 16th Sheikh Zayed Book Award announced

Shortlist for 16th Sheikh Zayed Book Award announced

Shortlist for 16th Sheikh Zayed Book Award announced The Sheikh Zayed Book Award, one of the world’s leading prizes dedicated to Arab literature and culture, is described as the ‘Arab World’s equivalent of the Nobel Prize’ by children’s author and 2020 laureate...
Sheikh Zayed Book Awards

Sheikh Zayed Book Awards

Sheikh Zayed Book Awards BACK TO FEATURES Major book awards in the Arab world I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Ibtisam Barakat for the UK Booksellers Conference. Ibtisam is the 2020 winner of the Sheikh Zayed Award for children’s literature for her book,...
IBBY UK selects 2020 Honour List nominees

IBBY UK selects 2020 Honour List nominees

IBBY UK selects 2020 Honour List nominees Book covers for the three nominations.  Writing: Freedom by Catherine Johnson (Scholastic) Illustration: The Suitcase by Chris Naylor-Ballesteros (Nosy Crow) Translation: The Distance Between Me and the Cherry Tree translated...