Milla and Mayana Series: Spanish or English?

Author: Hayya Habibi Once upon a day, Milla and Mayana were playing outside their house. Suddenly their Dad ran right out the door with a paper in his hand. He shouted: “Girls, there’s a new exhibition in Central Museum!” “What’s so special about that?” asked Milla skeptically. “It’s the story that’s special,” explained Mom. “But…

Milla and Mayana Series: The New Girl at School

Story and Illustration by Hayya Habibi Editor: Hayu Hamemayu Milla and Mayana were playing outside before school when few minutes later their parents said: “C’mon girls, we got to go.” It was time for school so they ran to the car and went to school. When they arrived at school, it was still early so…

The Bird on Her Shoulder

A poem by Hayya Habibi This girl lives near a jungle, This day, the girl went to the jungle, There was lots of animal in the jungle, One of her favorite animals was the bird on her shoulder.   Rumah Liliput Cemprut, September 4, 2017

Kid’s Stories Project: Let’s Break the Fast

Story and Illustration by Hayya Habibi One beautiful day when the sun rose up, Milla and her little sister Mayana went to a park that was nearby. It was the first day of Ramadan, so Milla and Mayana were fasting and they wanted to play in the park until it was time to break the…

Kid’s Stories Project: The Day The Crayons Get Sad

My kid’s been really into Drew Daywalt’s The Day The Crayons Quit, a funny and intriguing book about crayons that don’t want to color anymore. It was started around two months ago when she and her friends at school acted out a play based on the story (she was the white crayon by the way…