Hatem Aly

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Hatem Aly is an Egyptian-born illustrator whose work has been featured in multiple publications worldwide. He currently lives in beautiful New Brunswick, Canada, with his wife, son, and more pets than people. When he is not dipping cookies in a cup of tea or staring at blank pieces of paper, he is usually drawing books. One of the books he illustrated is The Inquisitor’s Tale by Adam Gidwitz, which won a Newbery Honor and other awards despite Hatem’s drawings of a farting dragon, a two-headed cat, and stinky cheese.

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Unicorn Rescue Society Book Series

Yasmin Book Series


Ryan Miller
Saadia Faruqi
Adam Gidwitz
Jesse Casey
David Bowles
Ibtihaj Muhammad
S. K. Ali
Geoff Rodkey
Hena Khan
M. O. Yuksel

Book Dedications by Hatem Aly

  • To my mother, Samia Abdel Mohsen, with love.
    The Proudest Blue
  • To my grandparents
    In My Mosque

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