It goes without saying that I do not endorse all the books in these links – they are just useful sites for comparing books and seeing what’s out there in the Arab world:
Above are some books I bought from Al- kitab – quite expensive but I loved the content and design. http://www.alkitab.com/7513.html
Qatar National LiBrary online resources – http://qnl.qa/page?a=137
It is recommended to teach using Qaidat ul Baghdaadiyyah as it teaches reading very well.
The Lost Island. Written by Mahjoub Omar, illustrated by Nabil Taj. Fourth edition print, 1988, Dar al-Fata al-Arabi
This picture was taken from SOORAH tumblr blog , I have no idea how to get hold of the book I just posted it as it is reminiscent of the few Arabic children’s books I had as a child back in the 80s. I love this type of illustration for children – it is so atmospheric and inspiring.