Tag: Reading

Could you share a great story to help a sick child in the UAE?

Could you share a great story to help a sick child in the UAE?

The Mall at World Trade Center Abu Dhabi is asking you to share your favourite books with others in the spirit of the Year of Giving. The retail destination has partnered with Sheikha Shamma bint Sultan Al Nahyan’s charity Wanna Read? to …

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How can this exciting project change the way you think?

How can this exciting project change the way you think?

Aiming to create a promising generation of innovators and thinkers, a new reading project has been launched across the country. The Book Bank was announced to coincide with the start of the Month of Reading. Launched by HE Sheikh Nahyan …

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Which local author is in line to win a top prize?

Which local author is in line to win a top prize?

An Emirati author is in the running to win a prestigious annual book prize. Maisoon Saqer has been shortlisted in the final three for the Sheikh Zayed Book Award for literature with the novel Fi Fami Lu’lu’a, meaning A Pearl …

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KNOWLEDGE: Cultural achievement brings reading event

KNOWLEDGE: Cultural achievement brings reading event

In a bid to increase opportunities for all members of society to boost their knowledge, a cultural fair is opening for the public. Hosted by The Kalima Project for translation, a programme by Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority, A …

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BORED? Here are eight great ways to live it up this weekend

BORED? Here are eight great ways to live it up this weekend

That’s right it’s the weekend, it’s time to catch up with the family, kick back and chill and enjoy two entirely work-free days. There are lots of things going on this weekend for you to enjoy before heading back to …

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YEAR OF READING: Bookprint winner gets serious about reading

YEAR OF READING: Bookprint winner gets serious about reading

From educational reads to fantasy novels, you’ve continued to share with us your bookprint lists of titles that have inspired you the most. It’s all part of our competition with Scholastic and Magrudy’s where you could win AED 1,000 worth …

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YEAR OF READING: Our newest winner is inspired by the adventures of Peter Pan

YEAR OF READING: Our newest winner is inspired by the adventures of Peter Pan

October is the UAE’s first month of reading and as our competition in collaboration with Scholastic and Magrudy’s continues, young readers have been sharing with us their passion for reading and inspiring books that make up their bookprint list. This …

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YEAR OF READING: Adventures and space inspire latest bookprint winner

YEAR OF READING: Adventures and space inspire latest bookprint winner

As our bookprint competition in collaboration with Scholastic and Magrudy’s resumes, you have continued to send in your amusing and thoughtful lists of books that have inspired you. This week’s winner is seven-year-old Aditi Avadhani from Bright Riders School. Here …

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VOTE: Nominate your favourite librarian for new national award

VOTE: Nominate your favourite librarian for new national award

In an effort to celebrate those that help foster the next generation of readers in the UAE, a new award has been created. The School Librarian of the Year Award, created by the Emirates Literature Foundation, aims to reward those …

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ENTERTAINMENT: Kids show to kick up a stink in the capital

ENTERTAINMENT: Kids show to kick up a stink in the capital

British comedian David Walliams’ children’s book and its rather smelly protagonist is to come to life on stage in the capital. Mr Stink tells the tale of 12-year-old Chloe who’s just not cool enough to fit in with other kids. When she …

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