Hamda Wa Fisaikra by Kaltham Al-Ghanem

Hamda Wa Fisaikra

Written by Kaltham Al-Ghanem
Illustrated by May AL Mannai


Hamda Wa Fisaikra by Kaltham Al-Ghanem

This Cinderella story is known across the world in many versions. The tale of Hamda, or the Gulf Cinderella, takes place at the edge of the sea, where the magical Fisaikra fish comes to the rescue of poor Hamda, and brings her together with a charming prince. Available in Arabic and English editions, this is a perfect book for all parents and educators looking for children's books on the culture of the Arabian Gulf.

About the Author

Kaltham Al Ghanem is Professor of sociology and Director of Center for Humanities and Social Sciences at Qatar University. She has worked in several areas of Sociological and Anthropological research in the Arabian Gulf and is the winner of many prizes for her research. She is also currently head of the committee for of the national prize for children's literature and member of the editorial management of Folk Proverbs magazine. This is her first book for children. May Al Mannai is an illustrator and graphic designer who works at Al Jazeera Children's Channel in Qatar. This is her first book.

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Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing

Publication date

11th April 2011



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