Tag: Reading

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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YEAR OF READING: Our second prize-winner is announced

YEAR OF READING: Our second prize-winner is announced

Since launching our bookprint competition in collaboration with Scholastic and Magrudy’s, we’ve been inundated with funny and inspiring lists of books that have influenced you. This week’s winner is 12-year-old Zainab Jasmine Khan. Here’s her bookprint: • The Hunger Games …

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READING: Our first Year of Reading competition winner announced

READING: Our first Year of Reading competition winner announced

At Abu Dhabi World, we’re passionate about reading. To share our passion and celebrate the UAE Year of Reading, we collaborated with the team at Scholastic and Magrudy’s to offer a brilliant prize for bookworms. By sharing your ‘bookprint’ – …

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READING: Kids book club begins opening chapter for the Month of Reading

READING: Kids book club begins opening chapter for the Month of Reading

As the inaugural UAE Month of Reading approaches in October, a new children’s book club is launching to help spread a love of reading among families. Little Owls Book Club will offer subscriptions so you can receive deliveries of books …

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FEATURES: The Year of Reading begins a new chapter

FEATURES: The Year of Reading begins a new chapter

As the UAE Year of Reading continues apace, we look at what’s being done and how you can get involved. Plus share your ‘bookprint’ to win AED1,000 in prizes! When President HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan announced earlier …

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NEWS: Millions raised to provide books for underprivileged children and refugees

NEWS: Millions raised to provide books for underprivileged children and refugees

A whopping AED 40 million has been raised at a recent auction for the Reading Nation campaign.  The Reading Nation initiative was launched by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum to buy books to be sent to children in …

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