My Own Special Way
By Mithaa alKhayyat
Illustrated by Maya Fidawi
Little Hamda wants wear the veil, like her big sisters, but it's up to her to find her own special way and prove she's grown up, just like her sisters.
Hamda feels left out. She wants to be like her four sisters. One evening she makes a decision, and nobody can change her mind. She wants to wear the veil like her sisters. Each sister puts forward her own suggestion based on what worked for her. But it is up to Hamda to work out her own unique way to wear the veil making it a part of her active and happy life.
UAE born Maitha Al Khayat spent most of her childhood years in the US and UK. She first got hooked on books while in middle school in the UK and has never stopped reading or writing since.
Maya Fidawi studied painting and sculpting at the faculty of art in the Lebanese university and
graduated in the year 2000. She has been illustrating ever since and has illustrated over 17
Vivian French is the bestselling children's author of THE TIARA CLUB (Orchard Books). She has also written many picture books, fiction for younger readers and story collections.
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01 Mar 2012
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Orion Children's Books
...an entertaining and freshly told twist on the universal theme of keeping up with older siblings. — Julia Eccleshare, THE GUARDIAN
This is an engaging story told in five short chapters, with super illustrations supporting the text as well. — BOOKS FOR KEEPS