Our World: Egypt (Board Books)

Our World: Egypt By Aya Khalil, Magda Azab (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Aya Khalil, Magda Azab (Illustrator)
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Winner of the IBPA Benjamin Franklin Silver Award in 2023 and featured on the Children's Book Council Hot Off the Press Reading List in 2022 Come along for a day in Egypt There's so much to explore -- candy-colored boats, thumping tablas and warm pita bread. Author Aya Khalil and illustrator Magda Azab draw on their personal experience of life in Egypt to create this appealing board book for very young readers.

About the Author

Aya Khalil is the award-winning author of The Arabic Quilt: An Immigrant Story, which was an NCTE's Charlotte Huck Award Recommended Book and a 2021 Arab American Book Award, among other honors; The Night Before Eid: A Muslim Family Story; and The Banned Books Bake Sale: A Protest Story. Aya holds a master's degree in education and works as a freelance journalist. Her articles have been featured in The Huffington Post and The Christian Science Monitor, among other publications. She immigrated from Egypt to the United States when she was young and currently lives with her partner and three children in Northwest Ohio. Find her at AyaKhalil.com. Magda Azab is an Italian-Egyptian illustrator based in a small town near Milan. She works with clients from all around the world on a wide range of projects, from editorial illustrations to animations, branding images and pattern design. Her signature style is a combination of geometrical shapes, funny characters and harmonious color palettes with a retro twist.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781646867172
ISBN-10: 1646867173
Publisher: Barefoot Books
Publication Date: October 18th, 2022
Pages: 20
Language: English
Series: Our World