Kalimat’s young adult novel Faten’ wins Best Book Award at Beirut Book Fair

WAM Sharjah, 5 Dec. 2010 (WAM) — Sharjah-based Kalimat Publishing House, the award-winning publisher of high quality Arabic children’s books, has announced that the recently published young adult novel Faten, written by award-winning author Fatima Sharafeddine, has been named �Best Book’ at the 54th Arab Beirut Book Fair. Faten is Fatima’s first young adult novel […]

Virtual Encounter around the book “Mila’s Pear” (20/2/2021)

Virtual Encounter around the book “Mila’s Pear” (20/2/2021) In line with UNESCO strategy on education for health and well-being, and Goal 3 of Sustainable Development, that seeks to “ensure health and well-being for all, at every stage of life”, the Lebanese National Commission for UNESCO organized a virtual encounter with Lebanese writer Fatima Sharafeddine, and […]

Gaza: A Literary Encounter between CCG Children and Writer Fatima Sharafeddine

19-07-2018 On 16 July 2018, the Child Centre – Gaza (CCG) / A. M. Qattan Foundation organised a cultural and literary encounter via Skype with Lebanese writer Fatima Sharafeddine, who lives in Beirut, Lebanon. As part of the CCG Literature Clubhouse activities at Freedom, CCG Summer 2018, the encounter aimed to allow an opportunity to CCG […]

‘Faten’ wins Best Book Award at Beirut Book Fair

Published Sunday, December 05, 2010 Sharjah-based Kalimat Publishing House announced that the recently published young adult novel Faten, written by award-winning author Fatima Sharafeddine, has been named ‘Best Book’ at the 54th Arab Beirut Book Fair. Faten is Fatima’s first young adult novel that traces the metamorphosis of young and hardworking Faten from an immature inward […]

Fatima Sharafeddine Keeps Children Captivated At SIBF

1 / 1 During Fatima Sharafeddine’s Reading Session Like a mother gathering her children to read bedtime stories, Lebanese writer Fatima Sharafeddine sparked the imaginations of captivated youngsters as she read aloud at the Kalimat Group’s pavilion during Sharjah International Book Fair. With tales about parts of the body, Fatima read from her picture books, […]

Fatima Sharafeddine Makes Shortlist for the 2022 Hans Christian Andersen Award

FEBRUARY 22, 2022 — Organizers yesterday announced that prolific and celebrated Lebanese author Fatima Sharafeddine has made the six-author shortlist for the prestigious 2022 Hans Christian Andersen Award. Other authors shortlisted were Marie-Aude Murail from France, María Cristina Ramos from Argentina, Peter Svetina from Slovenia, Annika Thorfrom Sweden, and Margaret Wild from Australia. Junko Yokota from the USA was elected as the 2022 Jury President […]

Fatima Sharafeddine in conversation

Fatima Sharafeddine speaking at the Prague Book Fair in 2011 Fatima Sharafeddine is an award-winning writer and translator of children’s books. Alice Guthrie, from Literature Across Frontiers, spoke to Fatima for our landmark research on the reception of Arabic Literature in the UK. Here we give you an extract from an interview that took place at the 2011 Prague Book […]

Breaking News! Fatima Sharafeddine’s فاتن Wins 2010 ‘Best Book’ Prize at Beirut Fair

Produced by JWR Productions, The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show features a menagerie of 75 enchanting The “Best Book” prizes are out at the 2010 Beirut Book Fair, and Fatima Sharafeddine’s first young-adult (YA) novel, فاتن, has very deservedly taken first prize for children’s literature. The book follows a bright, ambitious, sensitive young girl—فاتن—as she is […]