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Our Survey Results: Reading in Arabic to Children

Thank you to the 127 people who took our survey about reading in Arabic to your little ones. As promised, we announced two lucky winners who have won any book they want off our website. Mrs. Esmat and Mrs. Abdelwahab were individually emailed by our team today to claim their prize. Our survey results were very interesting to our team, so we decided to share it here with you as well!  The most common answer to the question, "What is the benefit of learning Arabic fluently?" was to be able to confidently communicate in your country's language. A close follow up was to be able to read your religion's holy book (eg. the Quran). When asked how important to you...

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Our Special Ramadan Offer!

This year, we wanted to put together something special for Ramadan. The holy month of Ramadan is one of my favorite times of the year, where we spend quality time with family. For that reason, we selected two of our favorite books that really exemplify the spirit of Ramadan and put them into a special package! ✅ This package comes with: Book “عدنان وطبق رمضان/Adnan and the Ramadan Dish” Book “رحلة اختيار فانوس/ The Journey of Selecting the Lantern” + Origami sheets  A Ramadan notebook A sheet of Ramadan stickers, and A small wooden lantern keychain.  💵 Take advantage of the great price! The value of the two books alone is 30$- so you can consider the other goodies as...

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Our COVID-19 Response

Arabic Book A Month recognizes the critical situation the world is facing, and is proud to be making changes to adapt to the situation and keep all of our employees and customers safe.  Initially, all of our employees are working from home, and our fulfillment centers in the USA and Egypt are still operating with strict hygiene measures. All your subscription and store orders will still be delivered on time. Our events and future workshops are on hold. We have also helped donate masks to hospitals in dire need. Last, to still promote the importance of reading, our founder is offering free reading sessions and LIVE sessions on our FB page to promote the importance of reading.  Watch the video below:...

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Visiting Malvern School!

Our founder, Dina Elabd, was so happy to visit Malvern school to read to and discuss her books with students from Pre-K to G12. She also gave Writing Workshops to the older students. Some photos below:

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Results of our first Writer's Workshop: How to Write a Picturebook!

Our team at Arabic Book A Month is extremely pleased with the results of our first Writer's Workshop: How to Write a Picturebook. Initially proposing 20 spots for the workshop, these were quickly sold out, so we decided to open 15 more spots. Hence, we had 35 participants split in two workshops: SODIC Sheikh Zayed and KMT Maadi.  The workshop was led by author Dina Elabd, author Rania Amin, and Arabic language editor Dr. Ali Abdelazim. Of the 35 writers who attended the workshop, 23 submitted stories. 4 stories were selected by 3 of our 6 publishers. The publishers that participated were:  Dar El Shorouk, Wafaii IHCI, Balsam, Boustany, Aliaa, and Nahdet Misr.   A big congratulations to our newly published...

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