By Bob Temple

Discover Saudi Arabia and find out about its heritage, geography, nutrients, specific celebrations and hobbies. comprises full-color pictures, desk of contents, sidebars, map, native-language glossary, thesaurus, examine assets and index. Biography: 32 pages.

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Saudi Recipe*: Mint Tea This recipe is for a tasty hot mint drink. 3 cups boiling water 3 tablespoons dried mint or 1⁄2 cup fresh mint 1 pinch ground saffron sugar Boil the water in a kettle. Wash the mint and put it in a saucepan. Add the saffron, sugar, and boiling water to saucepan and stir. Bring almost to a boil. Carefully remove saucepan from heat, pour into cups, and serve. *Always ask an adult for permission and help when using the kitchen. 29 ENGLISH HOW TO SAY IT IN ARABIC hello ahl sah-LAHM ah-ah-LAY-koom __________________________________________________________ good-bye mah ah-e-sah-LEH-mah __________________________________________________________ please min FOD-lak (to a man) min FOD-lik (to a woman) __________________________________________________________ thank you SHO-krahn __________________________________________________________ one WAH-hed __________________________________________________________ two ith-NEEN __________________________________________________________ three tah-LEH-tha __________________________________________________________ yes NAAM __________________________________________________________ no LEH __________________________________________________________ 30 continent (KON-tih-nent) A continent is a large area of land surrounded mostly by water.

Always ask an adult for permission and help when using the kitchen. 29 ENGLISH HOW TO SAY IT IN ARABIC hello ahl sah-LAHM ah-ah-LAY-koom __________________________________________________________ good-bye mah ah-e-sah-LEH-mah __________________________________________________________ please min FOD-lak (to a man) min FOD-lik (to a woman) __________________________________________________________ thank you SHO-krahn __________________________________________________________ one WAH-hed __________________________________________________________ two ith-NEEN __________________________________________________________ three tah-LEH-tha __________________________________________________________ yes NAAM __________________________________________________________ no LEH __________________________________________________________ 30 continent (KON-tih-nent) A continent is a large area of land surrounded mostly by water.

London: Stacey International Publishers, 2002. Cane, Graeme, and Dynise Balcavage. Welcome to Saudi Arabia. Milwaukee, WI: Gareth Stevens, 2002. Senker, Cath. Saudi Arabia. London: Franklin Watts, 2006. com/links Note to Parents, Teachers, and Librarians: We routinely verify our Web links to make sure they are safe, active sites—so encourage your readers to check them out! 32 animals, 8–9, 10, 17 area, 4 Bedouins, 17 deserts, 6, 7, 17 education, 18 farming, 17, 21 food, 17, 22 government, 11, 12–13, 21 Gulf War, 13 history, 10–13 holidays, 26 industries, 21 Iraq War, 13 language, 18 Mecca, 11, 15 oil, 7, 11, 12, 21 Persian Gulf, 4, 7 plants, 6, 8–9, 10 population, 14 Red Sea, 4, 7, 8–9 religion, 11, 14, 15, 26 sports, 25 women, 14, 18 Welcome to the World!

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