Qatar Museums offers a wide selection of children's books. Fun, engaging and informative, these publications are perfect for your kids.
A Tale of Gold
This whimsical children’s book is an imaginative exploration of gold in all its splendour. A Tale of Gold also explains the enduring cultural importance of gold in the Gulf countries.
Adventure Through the Old Palace Gates
Pass through the enormous wooden gates of the magnificent Sheikh Abdullah bin Jassim Al Thani Palace and learn what life was like during Qatar’s early modern period.
Al Faresan is an energetic children’s tale set at the Al Masila horse races, one of Qatar’s most famous equestrian events.
Al Naflah Night
This charming children’s book follows one family as they prepare traditional Qatari dishes to distribute among their neighbours as well as the poor.
Children's Rhymes in Qatari Society
This illustrated book presents a fascinating part of oral heritage: children’s rhymes.
Jaber: The Patient Boy from Another Time
This vibrantly illustrated children’s book follows the story of Jaber, a young boy whose beloved father joins a pearling expedition.
Myths from Qatari Heritage
This whimsically illustrated book shares the myths and legends that form part of Qatar’s cultural legacy.
Traditional Games in Qatar
Shared across generations, these playful pastimes reflect society’s creativity in developing a child’s mental and physical skills.
The Day of Khatma
A heartwarming mother-daughter children’s story set during a celebration of young Anma’s accomplishment of learning the Qur’an by heart.
The Good Luck Bird
The Good Luck Bird is based on a traditional children’s story that explains how good deeds can bring rewards.
The Most Beautiful Garangao Night
In this colourful children’s book, young Maha learns all about Garangao, a holiday that is celebrated on the 14th day of Ramadan.
The Path Towards the Island
This gorgeously illustrated book features the incredible array of Qatar’s native animals, and many of the beautiful creatures in this book can be seen in the NMoQ.
The Traditional Games: Story Series
The stories within are not only meant to introduce popular traditional games but also to impart an inspirational moral lesson for children.
What's In the Sand?
A charming story that celebrates a child’s imagination and a mother’s love and support for her children, written and illustrated by local Qatari women.