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Five Books Exploring Arabia

Five Books Exploring Arabia

Whilst visitors learn more about the explorations of British soldier Captain Shakespear at the Royal Geographic Society, we want to share our top titles on the Arabian Peninsula.

Dubai One TV Interview with Julia Johnson

Dubai One TV Interview with Julia Johnson

Watch award winning children's author Julia Johnson chat about her latest title 'Where is Everyone?' on Dubai One TV  Julia appears at 27 mins.  Watch here.  Buy 'Where is Everyone?' here.  Download the free 'Where is Everyone' pack for parents and teachers, created...

Francesca Affleck meets His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan

Francesca Affleck meets His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan

Author and Education Consultant Francesca Affleck was honoured to meet His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan at the Emirates Natural History Group Inter-Emirates Weekend Abu Dhabi 23-24 February 2018.   Her new book, Discovering the United Arab...

Modern Fiction from the Arab World

Modern Fiction from the Arab World

In the spirit of the International Prize for Arab Fiction, which was awarded to Mohammed Hasan Alwan this week, here are some of our favourite fictional works from the Arab World. Girls of Riyadh by Rajaa Alsanea Dubbed the Sex in the City of Saudi Arabia, this novel...

Jenny Balfour Paul at the RGS

Jenny Balfour Paul at the RGS

Jenny Balfour Paul gave a wonderful lecture on Monday 27th March at the Royal Geographical Society on how her life in indigo unwittingly led her across continents in search of an elusive traveller, Thomas Machell. Stay update to date with her events at...

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