"The Dragon of Bethlehem" cover illustration

This story is about a Palestinian boy, Khader, living in Bethlehem. Being in a besieged camp, Khader has never been outside the camp, has never seen the ocean, or Jerusalem. But the strange appearance of a dragon brings hope and adventures to Khader’s life.

Written by: Hooda Shawa
Published by: Tamer Institute
Illustration by: Hanane Kai
Illustration coloring by: Maya Akiki

Cover illustration young adults dragon
Cover illustration dragon adventure
Cover illustration dragon adventure

The inside pages design is very minimal. The focus was on making the story as legible and fun to read as possible through the choice of typeface, spaces, margins, tracking, leading etc.

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