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. Click here to buy in the United Arab Emirates.

£20.00

Catastrophes, Crashes and Crimes in the UAE

Catastrophes, Crashes and Crimes in the UAE: Newspaper articles of the 1970s

How do you guard against natural disasters, not to mention headless ghosts and UFOs?

Security is an issue for every country; this compilation of articles from the 1970s by Dr Athol Yates explores the UAE’s most testing moments.

£9.95

Discovering the United Arab Emirates

Lavishly illustrated with photographs of people and places not on the tourist trail, Discovering the United Arab Emirates offers audiences a wealth of information in an easy, accessible manner. It is also an invaluable resource to schools and teachers, and prompts the reader to investigate and explore further. In paperback.

Click here to buy in the United Arab Emirates. 

£15.99
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Emirates Diaries: From Sheikhs to Shakespeare

Peter Clark was a romantic. He did not want to be sent to Abu Dhabi in 1988 to run the British Council in the United Arab Emirates, a country which he felt was brash, consumerist and lacking in history. He preferred established countries, steeped in history with ruins and antique architecture. Cover illustration byChess Heward.

In ebook and paperback.

£2.59£3.99

Humpy Grumpy Saves the Day!

Told in Julia Johnson’s engaging rhyme and illustrated with Emily Styles’ distinctive water colors, this book of illustrated verse is suitable as a reading book for children aged 5-7, and is an ideal picture book for younger children.

In paperback.  Click here to buy in the United Arab Emirates.

 

£5.00

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.  Click here to buy in the United Arab Emirates.

£5.99

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

£25.00

One Humpy Grumpy Camel

Humpy Grumpy Camel first appeared on the scene more than a decade ago with a cameo appearance in Julia Johnson’s A is for Arabia, and now he’s famous! In One Humpy Grumpy Camel he appears with a whole new cast of characters – five silly billy goats, eight baby scorpions and nine busy beetles, 13 wise old men and 14 dancing girls, and many more – all of whom make counting fun for every child.

Reprinted by MPL for the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature in March 2016, this book of illustrated verse is suitable as a reading book for children aged 5-7, and is an ideal picture book for younger children.

In paperback

£5.00

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.  Click here to buy in the United Arab Emirates.

£9.99

Seven Bands of Gold: First Love

It is the mid-1960s and 17-year-old Sally is living in leafy suburbia. Having finished her convent education, Sally is shy and naïve, and totally unconscious of her budding beauty. Her only sex education has been an excruciating lesson on the procreation of rabbits from the nuns.

Then she meets Doug MacDonald and the urges that have lain dormant, anaesthetised by ignorance and Catholic angst, overpower her shyness and reserve. Almost overnight Sally blossoms…

In paperback and eBook (kindle)

£7.99