Book Launch and storytelling: 'My Little Cairo ABC' by Kristin Jankowski

Mohammed Saad , Wednesday 5 Feb 2020

Illustrated children’s books ‘My Little Cairo ABC’ and ‘Fos-hetna Fil Kahera’ will be launched in an event on Friday 7 February

My Little Cairo ABC English and Arabic Covers

Pencil Case Publishing House will organise a book launch and exhibition of the illustrated children’s books ‘My Little Cairo ABC’ and ‘Fos-hetna Fil Kahera’ (Our Picnic in Cairo) on Friday 7 February at 3pm at Osana Family Wellness in Maadi.

The books are the first educational illustrated books for children about Cairo and African animals.

The authors will hold a storytelling event in Heliopolis on Friday, 21 February at 10:00am until 11:30 am at Diwan Bookstore Heliopolis.

The illustrations in the books will be showcased in an exhibition that will open on launch day and will last until 21 February.

‘My Little Cairo ABC’ is written by Kristin Jankowski and illustrated by Ahmed Hossam.

‘Fos-hetna Fil Kahera’ is the Arabic version of the book and is written by Kristin Jankowski, co-authored with Reem Shamel, and illustrated by Aline Ashraf. A German edition of the book is expected soon.

The group of writers and illustrators are artists who decided to write these two books to fill a vacuum in the children’s book market in Egypt.


Friday 7 February, 3pm

4, El-Nady Street, Port Said Square, Maadi

Friday 21 February, 10am

Diwan Bookstore, Heliopolis

105 Abou Bakr El-Sedeek St. Heliopolis

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