“And how,” Safwan asked sarcastically, “would a simple fisherman come to have a treasure?”
"Last but not least, kids can mess with magazines. Unlike books, they can write in them, color them, and some magazines come with pages to color or connect the dots. A child has more freedom with a magazine than with a book."
"Teens in Egypt do not have many choices; most publishers tend to focus more on children's books or adult books, and some of them don’t even acknowledge the category of Young Adults; that’s why it’s hard to publish novels in this category in Egypt."
Today is the last day of World Kid Lit Month (#WorldKidLit) as well as International Translation Day (#ITD2017). Here, we bring together a few of the issues facing Arabic children's literature and make suggestions for a start at bringing the best of Arabic children's literature into English.