An All-ages Literary Holiday Gift Guide

English. Alya and the Three Cats, by Amina Hachimi Alaoui, illustrated by Maya Fidawi (cover artist for our CATS issue), tr. (UK-based) Esra Elhamal’s “Islamic Illumination” shop (UK-based) Folk-inspired art by Ahmed Alrefaie, cover artist from Winter 2021 FOLK issue (Kuwait-based) Art (and more) from the ArabLit Quarterly shop on RedBubble From Alrefaie’s “Legends” series For the hodophile and literary traveler The Book of Travels, by Hanna Diyab, ed. A holiday gift set from Z&Z, with their za’atar, sumac, dead sea salt, and Aleppo Pepper.  A mug is always welcome. Arabic. أخ خ خ, A funny story of a forgetful girl who leaves the house and, “akh,” there’s another thing she forgot. Photo: Miranda Bishara Discounts we’ve spotted The SAQI CHRISTMAS SALE is offering 50% off all books. Nahid Kazemi. Arabic. Casablanca: My Moroccan Food by Nargisse Benkabbou. Prints and posters Prints, posters, and more from Watan (US-based) Art prints and comix from Maamoul Press (US-based) Broadsides and prints from Mizna (US-based) Joumana Medlej’s shop “Majnouna” — order before December 1, when the shop will close down, reopening late January 2022. Stickers Catfiyyeh stickers from Watan Fun folk-art stickers from Ahmed Alefaie Phone cases From Watan For musicians and literary melophiles Books and magazines The SONG issue of ArabLit Quarterly, ed. Share this:TwitterFacebookEmailPrintLinkedInRedditTumblrWhatsAppPinterestTelegramPocketSkypeLike this:Like Loading… ArabLit Quarterly’s Nawal Nasrallah Dishware and food items Hand-painted Khalili dishes from Watan. A joyous historical journey. Ages 3-8. A subscription box to ArabiKids. Karim Zidan Midnight in Cairo: The Divas of Egypt’s Roaring ’20s, by Raphael Cormack. Could go with “MAGICdATES” from the Karam Foundation, or other packaged dates. Elias Muhanna. A spellbinding eighteenth-century journey by the man who gifted us Aladdin and other tales. English. and tr. Tote bags A “sing and ascend” literary tote, with our from our SONG issue Jewelry and art Oud earrings from Watan Oud art from the “Kushajim” feature in the SONG issue of ArabLit Quarterly Umm Kulthum art from the SONG issue of ArabLit Quarterly Hand-painted wearable art from Sound of Mazzika Albums The “ghostly, feverish, magical” album “Medieval Femme,” by Fatima Al Qadiri, inspired by classic poems by Arab women For literary football fans The fall 2021 FOOTBALL issue of ArabLit Quarterly For cat-lovers The CATS issue of ArabLit Quarterly Catfiyyeh stickers from Watan Felfel not included. Mehdi Retnani. English. Discount is valid until November 28, 2021. An All-ages Literary Holiday Gift Guide November 25, 2021November 25, 2021 by mlynxqualey For gastrophiles and literary gourmands Reading and recipes Dates: A Global History, by ArabLit Quarterly contributor Nawal Nasrallah. Palestine map from Watan Embroidered travel and laundry bags from the Karam Foundation Children Books Arab Fairy Tale Feasts: A Literary Cookbook, by Karim Alrawi, ill. The Annotated Arabian Nights, translated by Yasmine Seale. A pre-order of Where Butterflies Fill the Sky, by Zahra Marwan (artist behind the comix art in our SONG issue). Ages 8-13. Could go with dishware from Fes. Find ALQ-inspired mugs at our RedBubble store. Ages 3-5. Johannes Stephan, tr. Ages 4-8. Use MERRY21 at checkout on Written by Manar Hazza and illustrated by Soheila Khaled, who made the illustrated recipe for our FOOD issue. Reading and recipes, if money is no object Best of Delectable Foods and Dishes from al-Andalus and al-Maghrib: A Cookbook by Thirteenth-Century Andalusi Scholar Ibn Razīn al-Tujībī (1227–1293), ed.

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