for The Illustrator's Notebook by Mohieddine Ellabbad
Previously published in Arabic, French, and German, this book contains re productions of the illustrated notebook pages of Egyptian artist and illustrator Mohieddin Ellabbad. The author shares his childhood dreams and perceptions. The Arabic text in his notebook appears as part of the artwork. Artwork also includes photographs, calligraphy, postcards, tickets, and watercolor paint ings that have been a part of the author’s life. English translations appear in the page margins. The book is published in its original Egyptian format; it is to be read from right to left. Golden Apple Award at the Biennial for Illustration in Bratislava, the Octogone de Chêne from the Centre International d’Êtudes en Littérature de Jeunesse in France, and the Bern Blaue Brillenschlange Award. pwc
Translated by Sarah Quinn.