Batbut: A book celebrating Dubai

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Batbut: A book celebrating Dubai

Batbut is an enchanting story about setting out into the world, daring to dream and explore, overcoming obstacles and most importantly, making new friends.

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Published: Sun 17 May 2015, 4:17 PM

Last updated: Thu 25 Jun 2015, 10:39 PM

Dubai: A new children’s book entitled Batbut is celebrating the beautiful city of Dubai and its adventures. It is doing by narrating the the experiences of a duckling as it learns the nuances of life and achieves its dreams. The concept had been brought to life by celebrity academics and authors seeking to encourage young minds to think, love and relate to life as they grow up.

Written by an award-winning filmmaker, musician, writer and professor, Dr Franziska Apprich, Dean of Canadian University Dubai, in collaboration with Dr Kathy O’Sullivan, an award-winning academic, jewellery and fashion designer and interior artist, Batbut is the first of its kind book for young children published in Dubai.

Authors of Batbut.- Supplied photo

Authors of Batbut.- Supplied photo

Batbut is an enchanting story about setting out into the world, daring to dream and explore, overcoming obstacles and most importantly, making new friends. The book will nurture kids’ imagination and spark creativity while teaching them to follow their dreams no matter what.

Giving a lesson in life, Batbut also opens up the concept of city’s different cultures and iconic landmarks—examples of what can be achieved with hard work.

Written in both English and Arabic, the engaging story will appeal to wide variety of young readers.

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