For his novel ‘Al Bayt Wal Nakhlah (The House and the Palm)’. Published by .
Afaf Tabbalah is a prominent member of Egypt’s media community whose children’s literate work has been hailed as a sophisticated diversion from the mainstream. Tabbalah was head of Nile Drama, and Egyptian satellite channel and later supervised Egyptian broadcasting between 1994-1995.
This winning work explores the inner worlds of children, in a masterful story-telling style, leaving ample room for young readers to view their surroundings in light of what they read.