Storytelling Workshop with Maitha Al Khayat
Join us to participate in fun and virtual workshops organised by Abu Dhabi libraries which will will live on their official instagram channel @Abudhabilibrairies during this whole week. Enjoy a fictional reading with writer Maitha Al Khayyat, while she reads her fun and entertaining story "When the camel craves Luqaimat."
Maitha Al Khayat is one of the UAE’s most prolific Emirati children’s illustrators and writers. She is a Board Member at the UAE Board of Books for Young People – IBBY, and an ambassador of the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature.
In less than 10 years, she has published 17 books; five in English, including the award-winning My Own Special Way and Turn Off the Lights. Al Khayat writes for children’s TV shows, including the newly relaunched Arabic version of Sesame Street and the Emirati cartoon series Hamdoon.