In the meantime, we offer workshops and consultancy, a space for reviewing books, writing competitions, cooperation with private and state organzations to promote writing and reading, maintain a presence in national and international book gatherings and work with IBBY
to internationally promote great Egyptian books for the honor list and other recognition ( Egypt's 2016 selection here ) as well as submit proposals for major reading projects.
Maitha Al Khayat, writer, illustrator and board member of the IBBY
National Section in the UAE, discussed the necessary preparation points authors need to check off before planning a school visit.
The committee's meeting was chaired by HE Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan Al Qasimi, Patron President of the UAE Board on Books for Young People, and was attended by HE Ahmad Redza Khairuddine, IBBY
President, Ahmed bin Rakkad Al Amiri, Director of the Sharjah International Book Fair, Marwa Obaid Al Aqroubi, President of UAEBBY Board of Directors, Jehan Al Helou, President of the Palestinian Board on Books for Young People, and Hasmage Chahinian, President of the French Board on Books for Young People.
The meeting had Sheikha Bodour Bint Sultan Al Qasimi, Patron President of the UAE Board on Books for Young People, as its chairperson and was attended among others by Ahmad Redza Khairuddine, IBBY
president and Ahmed Bin Rakkad Al Amiri, director of the Sharjah International Book Fair.
My work is now taking me to the IBBY
Congress in London.
Ahmad Redza Ahmad Khairuddin, President of the IBBY
, said, "I am delighted to have participated in this meeting, which detailed a number of promising initiatives that will not only help and support children in the Middle Eastern region and beyond, but will also develop their love of reading by providing the right tools and environment in which to do so.
The nominations are made by the National Sections of IBBY
and a distinguished international jury of children's literature specialists selects the recipients Jnrg Schubiger (Switzerland) was the winner of the 2008 Hans Christian Andersen Author Award and Roberto Innocenti (Italy) was the winner of the 2008 Hans Christian Andersen Award for Illustration.
Australia has a proud history, beginning in the 1960s with the dynamic president Ena Noel.
Jocelyne Trouillot of IBBY
(International Board on Books for Young People) reports that thousands of students and schoolchildren have died in university and school buildings across the city.
The book gained the Irish Writers Union chairman a nomination for the IBBY
(International Board on Books for Young People) honour list in 2006, and O'Brien Press published his second novel, Saga, in 2006.
Mahy will be honoured at the IBBY
world congress in Beijing in September.
The theme of the IBBY
preliminary meetings that took place in Munich 16-18 November 1951, and in Zurich 3-4 October 1952, was "International Understanding through Children's Books.