About the Author
Najla Jraissaty Khoury was born in Beirut in 1949. Her work is marked by her interest education, children literature and folk tales. She worked in alphabetizing illetrate adults in the 1970s, and in training pre-school children teachers in the early 1980s. She created and directed a theater and puppet troupe in 1979, invented educational toys in 1984, and co-founded the first network of public libraries in 1997.
About the Illustrator
Hiba Farran is a graphic designer and illustrator based in Lebanon active in the field of children’s books illustration.
About the Publisher
Dar Onboz is an independent publishing house founded in 2006 with the mission of making beautiful books that celebrate the Arabic language. The publishing house has since produced a series of illustrated books, animations, films and songs for babies, children and sometimes even for adults, all of which are pedagogical, driven by aesthetic design and frequently published in colloquial Arabic. Although a publisher, Dar Onboz is really a platform for storytelling, using many forms of contemporary art to retell folklore and fables while also highlighting public service issues.