Saluki: Hound of the Bedouin

This beautifully illustrated children’s book by Julia Johnson tells the story of a young Bedouin boy whose devotion to his dog, Saluki draws him on exciting and sometimes hazardous adventures. A wonderful story to be enjoyed by children between the ages of 6 and 11.

In paperback. 

Buy in the United Arab Emirates.

£9.99

Samir’s Underwater Adventures

This charming children’s story introduces us to the wonders of the deep that many of us will never be able to see (unless we become divers). Samir, a young Omani boy, learns to dive so that he can see the beautiful fish and underwater life that surrounds Oman.

In paperback

£6.00

The Cheetah’s Tale

A heart wrenching children’s story about a young girl who is inspired to help save a small cheetah cub after seeing the terrible conditions of the souq in which it is kept.

Buy in the United Arab Emirates.

£12.50

The Journey from Salalah to Bethlehem

Mustafa is back with a story about his ancestor in this retelling of the Biblical tale of the Three Kings who followed the bright Northern star and discovered the baby Jesus.

In paperback

£6.00

The Old Man and His Donkey

This heartwarming tale of the kindly old Arab and his (equally old) donkey is beautifully told and illustrated and is sure to appeal to children and adults alike, wherever they live. In paperback.

Buy in the United Arab Emirates.

£7.95

The Pearl Diver

This delightful story, carefully researched from oral and written sources – some dating from more than 150 years ago – offers an insight into the way of life that sustained the Arabian Gulf right up until the discovery of oil.

The winning charm of Patricia Al Fakhri’s watercolours combine with Julia Johnson’s narrative to make The Pearl Diver a perennial favourite with children aged 8 to 12.

Buy in the United Arab Emirates.

Download the FREE Pearl Diver Teaching Pack.

Listen to the FREE audiobook.

£9.95£12.99

The Secret of the Cave

A beautiful, haunting and mysterious tale for children aged 7+.  Winner of the International Children’s Book category at Sharjah Children’s Book Awards 2019.

In paperback.

Buy in the United Arab Emirates.

£5.99

Ubuntu: Summer of the Rhino

Ubuntu: Summer of the Rhino is brilliantly told and beautifully illustrated and will delight children from the age of eight years upwards. All royalties will be donated to the Rhino Rehabilitation Centre of Rhino Revolution, to help rescue and rehabilitate orphaned rhinos. Merely by buying this book you are making a difference – but do join the Revolution and help make the world a kinder place: visit rhinorevolution.org

In hardback. 

Buy in the United Arab Emirates.

Download the free teaching pack!

£9.95

Jewels from the Sea: Pearl Fishing in the Arabian Gulf (English)

In this latest work, Frances Gillespie tells the fascinating story of pearl fishing in the Gulf. Jewels from the Sea is aimed at a general readership from youngsters upwards and is lavishly illustrated with photographs from the first to last days of pearling and, like Hidden in the Sands: Uncovering Qatar’s Past, features the superb paintings of artist Norman MacDonald.

Also available in Arabic

In paperback

£12.95

Jewels from the Sea: Pearl Fishing in the Arabian Gulf (Arabic)

In this latest work, Frances Gillespie tells the fascinating story of pearl fishing in the Gulf. Jewels from the Sea is aimed at a general readership from youngsters upwards and is lavishly illustrated with photographs from the first to last days of pearling and, like Hidden in the Sands: Uncovering Qatar’s Past, features the superb paintings of artist Norman MacDonald.

Also available in English 

In paperback

£12.95