Alphabet Souq

The follow-up to A is for Arabia, this is a perfect gift for any child between the ages of four and eight, or for younger children learning the alphabet for the first time.

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£4.99

Captain Shakespear: Desert exploration, Arabian intrigue and the rise of Ibn Sa‘ud

Captain William Shakespear was one of the first British officers to explore the Nejdi desert of the Arabian Peninsula. He provided London with valuable intelligence and cultivated a personal relationship with the Emir of Riyadh Ibn Sa’ud, laying the foundations for diplomatic relations with the emir, and later the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

£25.00
Heart and Soul: A Memoir

Heart and Soul: A Memoir

Order in the United States here.

In this memoir, Al-Baluchi candidly shares his experiences of family, student and working life, drawing out important lessons learned along the way. In both his own words and through testimonials from friends and colleagues, Al-Baluchi offers some unique personal insights, from the challenges of navigating a foreign work culture to the nurturing of lifelong global friendships.

£20.00

Lizard and Toad in There’s No Place Like Home and Other Stories

Lizard and Toad are friends. They live in a wadi in the mountains of Arabia.

Toad’s curiosity often leads him into trouble, but clever Lizard always has a bright idea to help his friend out of a sticky situation.

Follow Lizard and Toad in four exciting adventures – There’s No Place Like Home, Toad’s Painting, Toad Takes a Ride and The Discovery.

Includes a colouring spread and an introduction to the creatures who live in a UAE Wadi.

Click here for the free home learning pack for teachers and parents!

Click here to buy in the United Arab Emirates

£8.95

More Adventures of Lizard and Toad in The Windy Day and Other Stories

Lizard and Toad are friends. They live in a wadi in the mountains of Arabia. Toad’s curiosity often leads him into trouble, but clever Lizard always has a bright idea to help his friend out of a sticky situation.

Follow Lizard and Toad in four more exciting adventures: The Windy Day, Toad Makes a Splash,Whose Egg? and The Party. Includes a colouring page and an introduction to the creatures who live in a UAE Wadi.

Click here for the free home learning pack for teachers and parents!

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£8.95

People of Ras Al Khaimah

This beautiful book presents a fascinating record of Ras Al Khaimah and its people in their own words and accompanied by stunning photographs.

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£20.00

Shari’ah, Democracy and the Kuwaiti Constitution

The compelling study explores the relationship between the moral purposes of Islamic Shari’ah and the organisation of the ideal Muslim Society.

Ebraheem Duaij Al-Ebraheem Al-Sabah looks in detail at the origins of Shari’ah law and its similarities with Western legal thinking.

£35.00

The Pearl Diver Audiobook read by author Julia Johnson

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 the book in the United Kingdom.

Buy the book in the United Arab Emirates.

Download The Pearl Diver Teaching Pack.

Where is Everyone?

Curious wild animals roaming through the empty streets around the world whilst people stayed at home to keep safe during lockdown was the inspiration behind Where is Everyone? –  the latest children’s story by award-winning author Julia Johnson.

Click here to download the free Where is Everyone teaching pack for teachers and parents which may help children explore their feelings about the events of Covid-19.

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£7.95

Bedouin Weaving of Saudi Arabia and its Neighbours

Joy Hilden describes the weaving techniques of the Bedouin in the context of their transitional mode of life, as they adapt from their centuries-old nomadic existence to being both semi- and fully settled.

£54.00