To respect for the Year of Culture Qatar France 2020, Hamad Bin Khalifa University Press (HBKU Press) has delivered a few recently translated books in Arabic, that were originally distributed in French and obtained from prominent French distributors. The books, which differ in genres and target audience, are a part of HBKU Press’ general activity to build bridges between countries through cross-cultural communications and to participate in the information economy.
The recently distributed books include in depth look at a French football legend and different French learning materials for children, presently available for the first time in Arabic. Football enthusiasts will be excited with the total history of Paris Saint-Germain F.C. whiz, Kylian Mbappé. This dazzling self-named book follows this famous young player’s brilliant rise to fame including rare images and whole interviews collected by the writers of France Football.
Also, a few non-fiction titles have been delivered for children of all ages. The Book of Trees (Kitab Al-Ashghar/Le Livre Aux Arbres) and The Book of Birds (Kitab Al Toyour/Le Livre des Oiseaux) from French distributor Belin Education, are two great resources for aspiring naturalists. Filled with fun realities and detailed with anatomic illustrations, each book has more than 200 realities about different trees and birds.
From the French distributer Nathan, HBKU Press has translated two books from the Discover and Learn series: The Science of an Egg (Al Beydaa/La science est dans l’oeuf) and The Science of a Lemon (Al Liymoon/La science est dans le citron). A great collection in Arabic for budding scientists all over, these books include ten fun and easy tests that investigate basic logical principles using regular things found in our daily environment. The last two books in this series, The Science of Water (Al Maa’/La Science est dans l’eau) and The Science of Paper (Al Wara’/La Science est dans le papier) will be delivered in 2020.
Additionally from Nathan, HBKU Press recently released the last two books for the series of three parenting books made and translated from French to Arabic. The most effective method to Manage Your Child’s Emotions Calmly (Fard Saytara Al-Walidin Bi-Leen), Daddy just because (Ab Li-Mara Al-Owla), and How to Control Anger (Fawrat Al-Ghadab; 2019) mean to help parents wherever navigate their children’s feelings and their job as parents thoughtful and supporting ways. HBKU Press additionally launched François Charles Mauriac’s widely acclaimed novel, The Kiss for the Leper (Qubla Lal-Abrous) at the 2020 Doha International Book Fair.
The Year of Culture Qatar France 2020 contains a series of occasions celebrating the relations between the State of Qatar and the Republic of France through social culture among French and Qatari companies, institutions, and people also as a team with the Embassy of Qatar in Paris, the Embassy of France in Doha and The French Institute.
HBKU Press’ list of works is available in bookshops across Qatar and on Amazon Kindle as eBooks. Printed copies can also be bought and produced in Qatar through the Rafeeq and Snoonu applications.
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