The Ministry of Community Development launched a series of reading and knowledge events to celebrate the month of reading “March 2021” under the title “My family reads”, targeting the employees of the Ministry, People of Determination centres
When Dapo Adeola and I came together to create Look Up! one thing was never in doubt — the children in our story were going to look and sound like us.
To be honest I don’t know what kind of books parents are reading to their children these days. When I was a little kid and had just learnt to read I’d read books like Dr Seuss’ ‘Green Eggs and Ham’, the ‘Peter and Jane’ series and the many fairy tales.
This month’s series of sessions will honour those who perhaps have recently been unable to be with their children and read stories to them, due to being occupied by their duties on the frontlines and serving the country in its fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.
For the first time since the inception of the Arab Reading Challenge (ARC), audiences across the Arab world will get a peek on the semi-finals in a journey documented through an entertaining TV show.
Sharjah International Airport passengers left for various parts of the world last Thursday, carrying free books they chose on a variety of topics. These books were brought in as part of the ‘Travel with a Book’ event organised by Sharjah-based Knowledge without Borders (KwB) initiative for airport passengers and employees, which accented the usual scenes at this busy airport with a string of memorable cultural happenings.
The debut novel narrates the story of a man haunted by childhood trauma and the consequent derailment of his adult life, leading to a bloody rampage.
Mention the word “book” and the name of Sharjah flashes in everyone’s mind instantly. The reasons are obvious. The Emirate has been taking extraordinary measures
For most parents, summer’s lengthy days and slower pace, lends itself well for children to be lost in the pleasure of imaginative books. In reality the kids tend to try and avoid summer reading, considering it to be ‘homework.’