Events and Training Courses

In line with its mission to develop the children’s book industry in the United Arab Emirates, the UAEBBY organises regular workshops and events for writers, illustrators and publishers of children’s books in collaboration with relevant institutions and concerned bodies. The UAEBBY also supports those who work to promote reading among children (e.g. librarians) through providing training opportunities, information and guidance.


The UAEBBY offers workshops that have been given by local and international experts, such as:

  • Workshops for writers, illustrators and publishers
  • Workshops for librarians and learning resources
  • Workshops for teachers of the Arabic language
  • Bibliotherapy Workshops
  • Tactile Books Workshops
  • Dyslexia Workshops
  • Animation Workshop
  • Silent Book Workshop
  • Variety of workshops with children