Rania Zaghir

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Personal information

Title: 
Author, Publisher

Contact information (private)

Mobile phone: 
961 3 868124
Personal email address: 
khayyatsaghir@gmail.com

Contact information (work)

Organization/Institution: 
Al-Khayyat Al-Saghir
Department: 
Publishing
Address: 
Verdun, Assaf Center
Postal code: 
1-36193
City: 
Beirut
Country: 
Lebanon
Mobile phone: 
961 3 868124

Social Media

Education

Master's Degree, Educational Psychology, 2004, American University of Beirut, Lebanon.
Teaching Diploma, Elementary Education, 2001, American University of Beirut, Lebanon.
Bachelor Degree, Communication Arts, 1999, Lebanese American University, Lebanon.

Areas of Expertise

Authorship
Publishing
Teaching
Training
Project Management
Languages: 
Arabic
English

Work history

Owner and manager, 2008-present, Al-Khayyat Al-Saghir publishing house.

Children's book author, 1999-present.

University lecturer, 2002-2006.

School teacher, 1998-2002.

Honorary office and memberships

Vice president at the Children's Book Publisher's Association, 2009 - present.

Co-organizer and conference coordinator at the "What a Story: Children's Literature Today", 2009 - present.

Productions

Publications highlights: 
  • Zaghir, R. (2010).Haltabiss haltabiss. Beirut: Al-Khayyat Al-Saghir.
  • Zaghir, R. (2010).Man lahasa qarn al-booza [Who ate my ice cream]. Beirut: Al-Khayyat Al-Saghir. [Translated into 19 languages].
  • Zaghir, R. (2009).Sissi malaket talbasu kharufan wa dudatayn [Sisi and the seasons]. Beirut: Al-Khayyat Al-Saghir.
Exhibitions, Lectures, & Performances: 

Speaker at the Sharjah international children's reading festival, United Arab Emirates, 2012.

Speaker at the literature festival of Lillihamar, Norway, 2010.

Speaker at the literature festival of Mantova "festival de littérature de Mantova", Italy, 2009.

Awards and Distinctions

Al-Khayat Al-Saghir publishing house wins the Anna Lindh foundation award for the children's book "Heya Huma Hunna", 2010.

Winner of Assabil (friend of public libraries) Best Book Award for her children's book "Sissi Malaket talbasu kharufan wa dudatayn" [Sisi and the seasons], 2009.