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  • Published: 20 October 2020
  • ISBN: 9780241441800
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 208
  • RRP: $35.00

Amazing Muslims Who Changed the World




A stunningly illustrated and beautifully-written treasure trove of iconic and hidden amazing Muslim heroes

Think you know who first thought of the theory of evolution? Ever wondered who created the oldest university in the world? And have you heard the incredible tale of the masked knight - a rebel girl who became a military commander?

Meet just some of the amazing Muslim men and women who have changed our world - from pirate queens, nurses, warriors, scientists, actors, and mathematicians, to courageous ordinary men and women doing extraordinary things. You'll find people you might know, like Malala Yousafzai, Mo Farah and Muhammad Ali, as well as some you might not, such as:

Hasan Ibn Al-Haytham: the first scientist to prove theories about how light travels, hundreds of years before Isaac NewtonSultan Razia: a fearsome female rulerG. Willow Wilson: the comic book artist who created the first ever Muslim Marvel characterIbtihaj Muhammad: the Olympic and World Champion fencer and the first American to compete in the games wearing hijab.Noor Inayat Khan: the Indian Princess who became a British spy during WWII

Featuring full-colour illustrations by Reya Ahmed, Deema Alawa, Nabi H. Ali, Saffa Khan, Aaliya Jaleel and Aghnia Mardiyah!

  • Published: 20 October 2020
  • ISBN: 9780241441800
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 208
  • RRP: $35.00

About the author

Burhana Islam

Born in Bangladesh, raised in Newcastle and currently residing in the outskirts of Manchester, Burhana Islam is an English teacher and storyteller.

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