Humpy Grumpy’s Mission Improbable

The wild adventures of the popular Humpy Grumpy camel continue in Humpy Grumpy’s Mission Improbable!

Humpy loves the movies and dreams of being an action star – driving fast cars, scaling tall buildings and catching criminals.

One day all his wishes come true as he is thrown straight into the action for real – the tallest building in the world is surely no match for the coolest camel in Dubai.

Will Humpy’s improbable rescue mission succeed? In paperback.

Buy in the United Arab Emirates.

£5.99

I See in the Sea of Oman

Another colourful little read in the series of mother and toddler books, helping children to learn to read and write in English and Arabic. This time observing many different fish that live in the seas surrounding Oman.

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In paperback

£6.00

Ihlal al-salam fi Hadhramaut

by ‘Abd al-‘Aziz bin ‘Ali bin Salah Al-Qu‘aiti

This book, in Arabic, describes a crucial episode in Yemeni history, during which tribal feuding was brought to an end.

The book includes 40 photographs and 170 historic documents, reproduced here for the first time. Arabic text.

In hardback

£50.00

Islamic Art in Oman

A unique insight into the Islamic arts and crafts of the region. The developments and benefits that have taken place over the last 20 years are documented in detail, promoting cultural awareness and an awareness of the civilisation and beauty of the architecture and archaeology of Oman.

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In hardback

£50.00

Kuwait and the Sea

Though inhabited for millennia, Kuwait began to emerge as an Arab shaikhdom relatively late. Entering the historical record during the early 18th century as a junction of caravan and sea routes, it quickly grew to be a commercial rival to Basra at the head of the Gulf.

In hardback

£30.00

Living to Some Purpose

Living to Some Purpose is the autobiography of Dr Adnan Pachachi, one of the most distinguished politicians of the last century. Here he describes his career from its beginning in Iraq as Ambassador to the United Nations, to his time as a member of the Iraqi Parliament from 2006-2010.

In hardback

£25.00

Mammals in Oman

Another colourful little read in the series of mother and toddler books, helping children to learn to read and write in English and Arabic, this time observing the many different mammals that can be found in Oman.

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In paperback

£6.00

Memoirs of an Omani Gentleman from Zanzibar

A personal narrative by a native Zanzibari official who fled the revolution after being imprisoned and came to Oman via Libya. At 94 years of age Saud Al Busaidi has proved himself to be a master storyteller in true Omani fashion. This book is as informative and fascinating as it is heart-warming and inspiring.

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In hardback

£20.00

Molecules, Mind and Matter

Molecules, Mind and Matter:
How the Arabian Gulf Became a Global Petrochemical Hub

This pioneering study provides the first-ever account of the extraordinary entrepreneurs who created a new industrial pillar for the economies of the countries in the Arabian Gulf region. It is an important, untold story of progress and hope and of modern technology transforming waste into valued products.

In hardback

Buy in the United Arab Emirates.

£25.00

Oases of Oman

A book filled with photographs focusing on the ecosystems of the many oases of the Omani desert, as well as depicting daily life for the communities that inhabit them.

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In hardback

£20.00