Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation author wins Etisalat Award for Arabic Children’s Literature


Mah and Me, published by Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing (BQFP), has won Best Story from the Arab World’s premier children’s literature prize, the Etisalat Award for Arabic Children’s Literature.

The winners of the seventh annual awards were announced during the opening ceremony of Sharjah International Book Fair on November 4.
Written and illustrated by Ibtihaj Al Harthi, the book is a sensitive exploration of life and loss, as seen through the eyes of a beloved grandson, Azzan.

“As a first time author, I was happy to hear that Mah and Me received the award,” said Al Harthi.

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