Coming Soon Award List for Children's Books in the Middle East.
The award is called the "International Prize for Arabic Fiction" and it is
considered the Arabic version of the Man Booker Prize. It is an official
award--in fact, it is likely the most prestigious award in Arabic
literature. You can look at the website (in English), learn more about the
award, and view the longlisted, shortlisted, and winning titles of any year
from 2008 to 2015 here:
The winner ("The
Italian") was announced a couple of weeks ago at the Abu Dhabi Book Fair.