Children's Books

Qatar Museums offers a wide selection of children's books. Fun, engaging and informative, these publications are perfect for your kids.

Book cover of A Tale of Gold by Dr. Najla Ismail Al-Izzi

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.

Book cover Adventure through the Old Palace Gates by Dr. Kaltham Al Ghanim

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.

Book cover of Al Faresan by Dr. Kaltham Al Ghanim

Al Faresan

Al Faresan is an energetic children’s tale set at the Al Masila horse races, one of Qatar’s most famous equestrian events.

Book cover of Al Naflah Night by Qatar Museums

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.

Book cover Children's Rhymes in Qatari Society by Dr. Khaltim Al Ghanim

Children's Rhymes in Qatari Society

This illustrated book presents a fascinating part of oral heritage: children’s rhymes.

Book cover of Jaber: The Patient Boy from Another Time by Bushrah Nasser

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.

Book cover of Myths from Qatari Heritage by Dr. Khaltim Al Ghanim

Myths from Qatari Heritage

This whimsically illustrated book shares the myths and legends that form part of Qatar’s cultural legacy.

Book cover of the Traditional Games: Story Series by Dr. Maha Al Hendawy

Traditional Games in Qatar

Shared across generations, these playful pastimes reflect society’s creativity in developing a child’s mental and physical skills.

Book cover of The Day of Khatma by Hessa Al Awadi

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.

Book cover of The Good Luck Bird by Dr. Najla Ismail Al-Izzi

The Good Luck Bird

The Good Luck Bird is based on a traditional children’s story that explains how good deeds can bring rewards.

Book cover of The Most Beautiful Garangao Night by Qatar Museums

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.

Book cover The Path Towards the Island written by Shaikha Al Zeyara and illustrated by Charlene Kasdorf

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.

Book cover of The Traditional Games: Story Series by Dr. Maha Al Hendawy

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.

Book cover of What's in the Sand? by Shaikha Al Zeyarra and illustrated by Mai Al Kubaisi

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.

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