Prince of the Seas

A folk fairytale from the UAE about the story of a poor fisherman who is unable to catch fish for days until the sea genie appears to him to ask for the fisherman’s young daughter’s hand for marriage. In return, the genie would grant him a future without poverty or hunger. The daughter sacrifices her life and future and goes on to live in a magical palace where she discovers the true nature of the genie. This story suggests the concept of sacrifice and acceptance through a charming tale of imagination.

The book won the Best Children's Book Award from Al Owais Creativity Awards in 2015

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