Children’s Books and Workbooks

Hajj


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Accompanying the ground-breaking exhibition Hajj: Memories of a Journey, which opened to the public in September 2017, a series of resources for children was produced to shed light on the collection of beautiful historic objects and the related narrative of the faith and tenets of Islam. In addition to the English and Arabic Educator Resource Guide, there are separate gallery cards and a scrapbook in English and Arabic.

 

 

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Origins of Doha worksheets


Qatari Homes

In the children’s workbook, Origins of Doha and Qatar, discover some of the traditional Qatari homes from the past and the people who lived in them.

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Apedemak


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The two Sudanese children, Maawia and Hwida, are at it again, helping the archaeologists at Meroe bring to life more of Sudan’s rich past. In this book, they meet Apedemak the lion-headed god worshipped at Meroe a long time before the arrival of Islam.

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Meroe

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Meroe City of Iron


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Issued with its individual packet of pencils, this dual-language English-Arabic children’s book centres on Maawia and Hwida, two Sudanese children who are excavating at Meroe as part of the archaeological team. The illustrations bring to life the historical processes taking place, each page highlighting a different part of the iron production process.

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What’s in the Sand?


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When Khaled and Noura start digging in the sand they enter a world of sharks, pirates, and secret maps… and what’s that, lying in front of the ship? What’s in the Sand? is a story of imagination and a mother’s love and support for her children.

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ABC Damien Hirst


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Produced on the occasion of Damien Hirst’s Relics exhibition in Qatar, 2013. Discover Damien Hirst’s paintings, sculptures, and much more on every page of this beautifully illustrated alphabet book (in Arabic).

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UCL Flashcards


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A separate series of English and Arabic educational flashcards that highlight aspects of Qatar’s heritage through beautiful and original illustration.

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Company House


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Join Jassim and Amna as they take you on a tour of the four Msheireb museums in Doha. By way of many fun activities, the four bilingual English and Arabic titles describe what life and work used to be like in Qatar in decades gone by.

In Company House, discover the lives of the early oil pioneers who had to travel from Doha to the oil and gas fields in Dukhan, often in dangerous circumstances.

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Radwani House


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Join Jassim and Amna as they take you on a tour of the four Msheireb museums in Doha. By way of many fun activities, the four bilingual English and Arabic titles describe what life and work used to be like in Qatar in decades gone by.

In Radwani House, soak in the atmosphere of a traditional Qatari family life in the early 20th century and search for hidden artefacts like an archaeologist.

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Mohammed bin Jassim House


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Join Jassim and Amna as they take you on a tour of the four Msheireb museums in Doha. By way of many fun activities, the four bilingual English and Arabic titles describe what life and work used to be like in Qatar in decades gone by.

In Mohammed bin Jassim House, find out why the heart of old Doha gets its name from the Arabic word for ‘drink’ and create your own architectural designs.

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