Readings from Emirati Folk Tales


Start Date : April 25, 2018 - 11:45 am
End Date : April 30, 2018 - 11:30 am
Venue :  Abu Dhabi International Book Fair

Children’s book authors Ameera Bin Kadra, Asma Al Ketbi, Maitha Al Khayat, Nadia Al Najjar, and Noura Al Khoori read from Emirati folk tales such as “Umm Al Habban”, “Entaifan” and “Bdeiha”. The stories are part of a new collection of Emirati Folk Tales for children that was put together in the framework of the “Books – Made in UAE” initiative by the UAE Board on Books for Young People (UAEBBY) and Goethe-Institut Gulf Region. Children and their parents as well as interested publishers are invited to join and indulge in the world of jinns, demons and mystical creatures. Ameera Bin Kadra: (Umm al Habban) Asma Al Ketbi: (Bakhita and her Dog) Maitha Ak Khayat: (Khonfor Zonfor) Nadia Al Najjar: (Bdeiha) Noura Khoori (Enaifan)