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Amal Al Sadek

Founder and CEO

Amal has always been fascinated by stories and books. She has a background in Early Childhood Education and is a certified teacher. Three decades ago, her family moved to Canada. She taught Arabic in Islamic schools and volunteered at weekend schools in many Islamic communities.
``Personalized storybooks engraved with a kid's name are the best gifts,`` she says.

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Samer Qenawy

Chief Editor

She had 650 books in her library and loved drawing and writing. She graduated with a PhD from the Faculty of Fine Arts at Helwan University and works at the Egyptian Ministry of Culture as a designer.
During the Cairo International Book Fair's 48th session,
she won the competition for designing and directing publications.

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Farah Almidani


She lives in Europe with her two kids. She graduated from the Faculty of Journalism and Media - Damascus with a certificate in Fundamentals of Journalism, and from the IMC with a certificate in Psychosocial Support and Child Protection Training.

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Rim Kareme


A mother of two girls living in Europe, she's a writer, editor, translator, and journalist. She was editor-in-chief of the World Conference on Innovation in Education (WISE) for years. With tens of thousands of followers, she established an Instagram parental coaching (mamaontheaire).

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Mona Kamal


She graduated from Ain Shams University - Department of Chemistry and moved to Canada with her family. During the weekend, she taught in mosques and Arab schools. Some of her stories have been published on the Nouri app, the Asafir app, and Arab publishing houses.

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Juman Ghazal

Senior Illustrator

A renowned illustrator of children's books from Palestine, she has illustrated many books for children. Her dream was to become an artist when she was a kid. At An-Najah National University, she studied Graphic Design.

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Heba Mustafa


She's an experienced illustrator of children's books living in Cairo, Egypt. In 2018, she earned a bachelor's degree in fine arts painting from Helwan University, as well as a diploma in graphic design and 2D animation.

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Noha Muhammad


She's a mom to two kids who inspire her constantly. She graduated from Cairo University's Faculty of Engineering. Her passion for children's drawings led her into the field through practice and training.

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Esra Alaa’


An Egyptian illustrator who specializes in children's books. After graduating from the university Faculty of Arts - Department of History, she taught art and design and loved drawing since a kid.