Our Mission

  • To facilitate communication and information exchange among individuals and organisations concerned with children’s literature in the UAE and abroad.
  • To provide support and training for those professionals working with children in the field of children’s literature and reading promotion.
  • To give children throughout the UAE the opportunity to have access to books of high literary and artistic standards.
  • To encourage the publication and distribution of quality children’s books in the UAE and to help raise the standards of Arabic children’s books to international levels
  • To stimulate research and scholarly studies in the field of children’s literature
  • To promote international understanding through children’s books
  • To provide aspiring and published authors and illustrators as well as publishing houses based in the UAE with networking, exchange and capacity building opportunities.