Arab Fairy Tale Feasts is the latest title in the highly acclaimed "Fairy Tale Feasts" series in which prominent writers of diverse cultures have created enchanting tales paired with traditional recipes easily accessible to young cooks and their families.
These magical tales, by award-winning author and master storyteller Karim Alrawi, all feature food or feasting and conclude with an iconic recipe. They are accompanied by intriguing anecdotes illuminating Arab culture and culinary traditions. With dazzling artwork by celebrated illustrator Nahid Kazemi, Arab Fairy Tale Feasts offers a unique literary banquet to savor with family and friends across the generations.
Karim Alrawi, author
Karim Alrawi is a playwright, novelist and children’s book author. His Arabic plays have twice won the Egyptian Ministry of Culture national playwriting award. His English language plays have been produced in the UK and USA. He is the recipient of several international awards including the Samuel Becket and the John Whiting awards. His novel Book of Sands won the inaugural HarperCollins Prize for Best New Fiction. He is the author of several children’s books, including The Mouse Who Saved Egypt and The Girl Who Lost Her Smile. He lives in British Columbia.
Nahid Kazemi, illustrator
Nahid Kazemi is an artist, illustrator and graphic designer. She has illustrated many award-winning children’s books, and was nominated for the Governor General’s Awards and the 2020 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. Her recent publications include Over the Rooftops, Under the Moon and The Old Woman. She has exhibited her work around the world. Nahid lives in Montreal.
Rights Holder: Tradewind Books
rights sold: USA
rights available: World, excl. USA
age range: 12 and up
Original language of pub: English
Materials Available: finished book