It's alphabet rhyme time in this illustrated introduction to Arabic language and culture!
A perfect read-aloud bedtime book and the ideal accompaniment to guide emerging readers, My First Book of Arabic Words introduces children to the basic words and simple vocabulary of Arabic through colorful rhymes and beautiful imagery. The ABCs of Arabic life are charmingly captured in Chaymaa Sobhy's illustrations, offering a contemporary lens on the great dynamism and diversity found in global Arab culture.
A charming character serves as your guide. Along the way, you get an A-to-Z introduction to her family, friends, and community, and follow her fun-filled adventures. Holidays and cultural traditions are woven into the narrative, offering a window into the world of an English-speaking child in the twenty-first century Arabic world:
E is for Eid al-Fitr. We celebrate, we eat! Gather round the table can you find a seat?
A fun and informative foray into the Arabic language that combines Aya Khalil's lilting rhymes with Chaymaa Sobhy's vibrant illustrations.