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Coming Soon: The Pearl Diver

The Pearl Diver coverFirst published in 2003, The Pearl Diver is the story of Saeed, a six-year-old boy and his father Abdullah, one of the finest pearl divers in the Arabian Gulf.

Beau­ti­fully told and charm­ingly illus­trated, this story will appeal to readers of between six and ten, or as a picture-book for younger children.

Written by Julia Johnson — author of The Cheetah’s Tale, A Gift of the Sands, One Humpy Grumpy Camel, and A is for Arabia.

Illus­trated by Patricia Al-Fakhri — illus­tra­tor of Elvis the Camel and Fizza the Flamingo.

The Pearl Diver is a suggested resource in Hamilton Trust’s Key Stage 2 unit on stories from other cultures.

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