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Damascus The Story of A City (Arabic) (Dimashq The Story of a City)

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damascus story of a city

The story and drawings talk about "Damascus". its history and inscriptions. Who named it and who are its inhabitants. It also tells about the development of the city and the architecture of its houses through a young boy called Kataktukan, who asked his aunts to help him know the answers.---from the publisher

A book about the Syrian capital Damascus, with miniatures inspired by paintings and mosaics in the traditional town halls. The history and present of Damascus are explored.---from the publisher

9789776171350                         Ages 7-10

Keywords:  cities, Arab, Arab culture, history, architecture, heritage, multicultural, diversity, diverse books, 7 year old, 8 year old, 9 year old, 10 year old, Etisalat Award for Arabic Children's Literature

Editor's note:  The  Etisalat Best Text’ Award  2019 went to Damascus: A story of a city’ written and illustrated by Alaa Murtada and published by Al-Balsam Publishing House, Egypt.

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