Highlights Outstanding illustrations from a talented new illustratorIncludes glossary of local folk customs and terms The Cinderella story is known across the world in many versions The story of Hamda, or the Gulf Cinderella, takes place at the edge of the sea, where the magical Fisaikra fish comes to the rescue of poor Hamda, and brings her together with the charming prince. Available in Arabic and English editions, this is a perfect book for all parents and educators looking for children’s books on the culture of the Arabian Gulf. Kaltham Al Ghanem Kaltham Ghanem is Professor of Sociology at Qatar University and has worked in several areas of anthropological research in the Arabian Gulf. She is the winner of many prizes for her research. She is also head of the committee for of the national prize for children’s literature and member of the editorial management of Folk Proverbs magazine. This is her first book for children. May Al Mannai May Al Mannai is an illustrator and graphic designer who works at Al Jazeera Children’s Channel in Qatar. This is her first book.