I Dream of Being a Concrete Mixer

By Hussain Al Mutawaa
Illustrated by Walid Taher
Translated by Sophia Vasalou

I Dream of Being a Concrete Mixer
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I Dream of Being a Concrete Mixer is an uplifting story about the power of friendship, about finding your place in the world, and about realizing your dreams while remaining true to who you are. Tumbledown is a little demolition truck growing up in a loving family. His parents ... Read more


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I Dream of Being a Concrete Mixer is an uplifting story about the power of friendship, about finding your place in the world, and about realizing your dreams while remaining true to who you are. Tumbledown is a little demolition truck growing up in a loving family. His parents go to work every day demolishing buildings with their big wrecking balls. But soft-hearted Tumbledown does not like to destroy. He would rather build things. He dreams of being a concrete mixer.

Hussain Al Mutawaa

Hussain Al Mutwaa est un écrivain et photographe koweitien né en 1989, il est titulaire d'une licence en littérature et critique littéraire avec option philosophie, obtenue à la Faculté de Langue arabe à l'Université du Koweït. Il commence sa carrière littéraire en 2009 comme poète, et participe à de nombreux événements poétiques et festivals. En 2015, Il commence à écrire de nouvelles courtes et emporte le prix du " Poète et Conteur de l'Université " à l'Université du Koweit. Al Mutwaa passe alors au roman et publie Turab en 2017, ainsi que Je rêve d'être une bétonnière en 2018, pour lequel il obtient le prestigieux Prix Cheikh Zayed du Livre.

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