Books – Made in the UAE

Jointly launched by the UAEBBY and Goethe-Institut Gulf Region, ‘Books – Made in UAE’ aims to encourage the creation of Emirati-made children’s and young adult books, written and illustrated by Emirati writers and illustrators that reflect the cultural values and interests of the young people of the UAE. The project seeks to build the capacity and skills of young Emirati writers and illustrators, under the supervision of a group of renowned international illustrators, writers, and experts. Past themes have been: Children’s picture books, young adult books, comics, and Emirati folktales.