Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival, the 11-day event has been opened by His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, who is touring the festival stands.
Earlier he honoured winners of the festival awards for notable works and professionals in children’s literature.
Apart book stalls, around 2,100 activities are there on offer, including a cultural cafe and cookery corner.
The major attraction is the exhibition – ‘Brain: The Inside Story’ – tht takes visitors on an interactive multimedia tour of the marvels of the human mind.
Entry is open to all ages and free of charge.