Haitham Ahmed Al-Ghani

Haitham is a talented book illustrator and cartoon animator.
He graduated with Triple Distinction in Multi Media Studies and was nominated for and won the Vincent Lines Award for creative excellence.



A published author and illustrator, Haitham’s books include:
I really Don’t Know Why: A sibling Song to Autism:
The Red Beast: Controlling Anger in Children with Asperger Syndrome
Making the Move: A guide for Schools and Parents on the Transfer of
Pupils from Primary to Secondary School
Learning About Friendship
From Home to School with Autism
Baby Blue Has the Blues
Ronnie Raven Recycles :
Bertie Bumble Bee – Troubled by the Letter ‘b’:
The Panicosaurus: Managing Anxiety in Children Including those with
Asperger Syndrome
The Disappointment Dragon: Learning to Cope with Disappointment
for all children and Dragon Tamers
including those with Asperger Syndrome.
Haitham and Kay’s books have been translated into Chinese, Czech, German, Korean and Italian.


Haitham’s award winning cartoon animation was screened at the Hull Film Festival and is featured on a BBC documentary hosted by Frank Skinner.

The George Formby Society make a point of showing this animation at the beginning and end of their conferences.

Click here to see Haitham’s Animation


Haitham has provided illustrations and unique symbols for The National Autistic Society , featured in books by Joy Beaney

Autism in the Primary Classroom
Autism in the Secondary Classroom – published by NAS.

He has designed unique symbols for a  CD-Rom entitled
Sensory Assessment and Intervention Programme – published by Speechmark and authored by Joy Beaney.