Event 125 Friday 10 March, 4.30pm-5.30pm Al Baraha 1, InterContinental
Marrrrhaba! Join two top picture book creators, from the UK and the UAE, in creating an on-the-spot illustrated story, using your ideas! Discover storytelling secrets and get ready for rumbustuous fun and laughs for the whole family. Followed by a chance to get your books signed and doodled by the authors!
Maitha Al Khayat is one of the UAE’s most prolific Emirati children’s illustrators and writers. She has published 17 books, including My Own Special Way and Turn Off the Lights, and writes for the children’s TV shows Sesame Street and Hamdoon.
Sarah McIntyre is an illustrator and writer of books and comics who works out of the Fleece Station studio in London. She is the author and illustrator of Dinosaur Police and, with Philip Reeve, is the co-creator of Pugs of the Frozen North, Jinks & O’Hare Funfair Repair and more.
Language: Arabic, English
Age Group: 4+