!!! NEW BOOK !!!
Saudi Heritage Preservation Society launches:
How do YOU go camping ? ONE car, ONE tent, ONE friend, ONE small picnic ?
Well then, I’m afraid you’ve seriously under packed !
This is a fantastic and funny story about what happens when ONE HUNDRED people go camping – SAUDI STYLE !
History, heritage and humour combine in this DESERT DRAMA
It’s finally arrived !! Halla’s latest publication is now available to buy !!
Big thanks to SHPS for supporting Halla with such a beautiful display of her characters and artwork !!
March – May 2015
Halla visits Riyadh’s top 4 International Schools !!!
Halla has been a busy bee these past few months, delighting the children at Kingdom School, the British International School, the Multi-National School AND the American International School, with her charming and funny stories.
Often starting at 8am and ending at 12pm, Halla talked about the whole book-making process, answering lots of questions, with even time to tell some of her best stories. Exhausted, but overjoyed to have had such a wonderful reception, Halla would like to thank all of her fantastically responsive and lively students for making her visits such a fulfilling experience !!!
Saudi Heritage Preservation Society: Annual Board Members Meeting
We have exciting news for Halla’s latest soon-to-be-published title, ’100′. The Saudi Heritage Preservation Society have recognised Halla as an important icon of Saudi culture. Seeking to preserve and promote her, the society recently used her characters to adorn their annual board meeting event. Imagine! Her characters blown up life-size!! See the results below.
Desert Designs Art Exhibition and Book Signing
January saw a VERY exciting and special event. Desert Designs in Al Khobar, hosted Halla’s official launch into the Eastern Province with a stunning Art Exhibition AND Book Show. Big and small alike came to see her wonderful paintings and sit for a special reading and signing of her books . Here are a few photos of the event. Enjoy !!
Books Books Books! Harvey Nichols Ramadan Event
HARVEY NICHOLS Riyadh showcased Halla’s Books as a special Ramadan treat. There were story readings and games for HN’s little visitors. It was great fun!
Multi-National School Visit
Halla bint Khalid and her team spent 3 full days at the Multinational School in Riyadh reading stories to their students and teaching them about publishing. Thank you for all being such fun and great listeners! Some fabulous questions were raised. What a bunch of smart students.
American International School Book Reading
Halla bint Khalid spent two wonderful mornings at the American International School in Riyadh reading books and talking about publishing to their fabulous students and kindergartens. What an extremely enriching opportunity it is to engage with children in such a free and fun way!! Thank you for having us!
Art & Design Society Exhibition Evening
The turn out was wonderful, the gallery was packed (apologies to those who had to stand!) Thank you all so much for coming and listening to Halla talk about her work, her process and herself. And thank you to everyone who bought her books. We hope that you are all enjoying them!!
King Faisal School Book Launch
The children of King Faisal School in the DQ, Riyadh, were lucky enough to get a sneak preview of Halla’s two new children’s books, HICCUPS and SAND RIDDLES, before they hit the shop!! They enjoyed a very special story telling, read by Halla bint Khalid herself !!
The response was overwhelming. It was both exciting and very rewarding to see such book-loving, enthusiastic children.
Al Multaka Book Launch & Illustration Exhibition
November 2009 was a big year for Halla’s books. She launched five new titles, ‘Adventures of a Paperweight’, ‘Everywhere’, ‘Let’s Play’, ‘Khallood’s Numbers’, and the hugely popular and infamous ‘Bathrah’.