My Own Special Way (Early Reader) by Mithaa AlKhayyat

My Own Special Way (Early Reader)

Written by Mithaa AlKhayyat
Illustrated by Maya Fidawi
Part of the Early Reader Series

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Shortlisted for the Marsh Award for Children's Literature in Translation 2013 Little Hamda wants to wear the veil, like her big sisters, but it's up to her to find her own special way and prove she's grown up, just like her sisters. Perfect for reading aloud and sharing with children, this Early reader chapter book has a delightful story and is complemented by bright, funny pictures on every page together with a lively design which makes them hugely appealing. They’re perfect for children from 5-7...

Retold by the author of the Tiara Club series.


My Own Special Way (Early Reader) by Mithaa AlKhayyat

Hamda feels left out. She wants to be like her four sisters. One evening she makes a decision, and nobody can change her mind. She wants to wear the veil like her sisters. Each sister puts forward her own suggestion based on what worked for her. But it is up to Hamda to work out her own unique way to wear the veil making it a part of her active and happy life.


Praise for Orion Early Readers:

'A delightful mix of new stories plus old favourites. Great for reading aloud for library storytimes and for parents and children to share and enjoy reading together' - Annie Everall OBE, Youth Libraries Group

'Early Readers are a good choice for those young readers beyond the 'beginning' stage who need the reassurance of a familiar format' - Nikki Gamble, Write Away

About the Author

Mithaa AlKhayyat is the author of My Own Special Way.

Originally published in the United Arab Emirates, the story is retold by Vivian French, the bestselling children's author of The Tiara Club stories. She has also written many picture books, fiction for younger readers and story collections.

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Book Info


64 pages
Interest Age: To 5


Mithaa AlKhayyat
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Orion Children's Books (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co

Publication date

1st March 2012




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