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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...

Julia Johnson at Readers Bookshop, Jordan

Julia Johnson at Readers Bookshop, Jordan

Julia Johnson delighted children at Readers Bookshop in Jordan last Saturday with her fabulous stories about Humpy Grumpy the camel and The Old Man and His Donkey. Can you guess what they're trying to do here?!

A Soldier in Arabia

A Soldier in Arabia

David Nield presents his autobiography A Soldier in Arabia to HH Sheikh Mohammad bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi.

Poems for Pancake Day!

Poems for Pancake Day!

Mix a pancake, Stir a pancake, Pop it in the pan; Fry the pancake, Toss the pancake— Catch it if you can. Christina Rossetti Pancake Day Pancake Day Pancake Day, Pancake Day The pan's getting hotter The butter has melted I've poured in the batter Pancake Day, Pancake...

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