Amal Farah is an author, poet, literary consultant, journalist and editor. She is the founder of Shagara Publishing House for children’s books.
Farah has authored numerous books including Different and Very Ordinary, The Kangaroo, and The Invisible.
She has worked as a Managing Editor for many children’s magazines, including Disney’s Mickey Mouse magazine and National Geographic for Youth in Arabic since 2003. She has also written children’s films and lyrics for songs used in television in film.
Farah has received several awards for her writing, including the UNESCO International Prize for children’s literature.
She graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Arabic literature from Cairo University.