Books — Made in UAE 2012 Edition 2012 © colourbox.com Reading is Fun! – Workshops for School Librarians How can children be encouraged to discover the joy of books, develop their creativity and their thirst for reading? The Goethe-Institut invited school librarians to explore these questions in interactive workshops. © Goethe-Institut 100% Emirati Children's Books Emirati authors and illustrators managed to make seven books, that are innovative, creative and imaginative. Foto: Herlina Bjorklund © Goethe-Institut Emirati Children’s Books on Tour In an exhibition the UAE Board on Books and the Goethe-Institute Gulf Region presented the seven Emirati children’s books created as part of their joint project „Books – Made in UAE“. Design: Dina Khorchid New Books for Emirati Teens The workshop aimed to encourage Emirati authors to write teen novels that appeal to Emirati teenagers and promote reading more effectively. © Fatma Ahmad Matar Al Mehairi The Books 100% Made in UAE: All seven Arabic children's books at a glance. © Dina Khorchid Our Participants All 2012 authors, illustrators and experts at a glance.