Little Writer in the Big Book competition – 10th edition



An annual competition that focuses on Arabic as an intellectual and a cultural language, which contributes effectively to the UAE social values

  • Contact your school to register in the competition.
  • Enter our webpage to read about the requirements for the competition.
15 September - 30 November 2022
Free of charge
  • Ages 6 - 18
Unlimited Capacity

Awards & Winners

Registration Start Date

Monday 15th September 2022

Final Deadline

Wednesday 30th November 2022

Announcement Date

Monday 6th February 2022

The Abu Dhabi Department of Culture and Tourism will print the winning stories within the book (The Little Writer in the Big Book), which will be distributed to school libraries and all our library branches in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

Hints & Tips

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  • The student must meet the conditions and write the whole story, including the introduction, the plot and the ending.

  • Any plagiarized stories will be excluded.

  • The number of pages is unlimited.

  • The story should be clearly handwritten in Arabic.

  • Copyright belongs to the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi.