When I Grow Up, I Want To Be… is a book that takes young readers with big ambitions on a journey of exciting professions, subtly subverting gender stereotypes along the way.
About the Author
Mona Karaoui is a writer and editor with extensive professional experience. Deeply passionate about the Arabic language and Middle Eastern culture, she is also the founder of content and communications boutique consultancy Qalami Linguistic Services.
About the Illustrator
Siwar Kraytem is a graphic designer who is passionate about everything graphics and illustration. Constantly seeking ways to get away from the computer by putting her hands to work on illustration and screen-printing and her legs to cycling around town, this is her first real venture into illustration and something she hopes to keep exploring.
About the Publication
Based in Beirut, Luqoom is a boutique publisher of pretty picture books in Arabic and English with the belief that books are treats to be savoured; that should be held, pored over, snuggled with and shared. Luqoom strives to make luscious books that are captivating and visually rich, inviting children and the young at heart into a world where they can let their curiosity and imagination run free.