Sirenia: A Little Dugong’s Tale
The little dugongs are celebrating World Environment Day by wearing ocean-themed costumes…all except Sirenia… Determined to find a special outfit on her own, she gets entangled in the problem of marine pollution!

Publisher: Qatar Museums
Author: Shaikha Al Zeyara

Watch the animated video of the story (English & Arabic):
(Link via Qatar Museums)

The Path Towards The Island
This is a story about Youssef and Moza exploring Qatar’s nature and following a path towards the island.
Publisher: Qatar Museums
Author: Shaikha Al Zeyara


Islamic Cities in Morocco
Publisher: Akkadia Press for
University College of London Qatar (UCL-Q)
Format: Digital

The Old Man and his Donkey
Author: Julia Johnson
Publisher: Medina Publishing

“Every morning, before the day grew hot, the old man set out with his donkey to fetch water for his village.”

The Blue Jackal and other Tales from Islamic Lands
Told by: Frances Gillespie
Published by: Medina Publishing
In collaboration with: Museum of Islamic Art

The author was inspired to make this collection of tales by the animals depicted on the works of art on display in the Museum of Islamic Art, Qatar. With the support of Occidental Petroleum of Qatar Ltd, these fables, which have been handed down from generation to generation around the world, are now brought to a new, young audience.

“Once upon a time there was a good king who had three very lazy sons. As he grew older, their father began to despair. He wondered how he would ever succeed in educating his sons so that, when the time came, one of them could take over the rule of the kingdom. Experts came from far and wide to give advice, but the spoilt young princes would not listen to any of them. At last a famous wise man arrived at the court and offered to teach the princes by means of instructive fables. So charming were these stories, so full of wit and wisdom, that the King’s sons were captivated by them and in time began to learn the lessons they taught.”
The Elephant and his Friend the Dog