Ten Muslim Heroes: Who Inspired the World
Title: Ten Muslim Heroes: Who Inspired the World
Author: Lama Blaique / Illustrated by Jenny Reynish
Travel back in time with Adam and his dad to learn about ten inspiring heroes who have changed the world. This book, made for children of all ages, aims to teach that everything is possible for those who are brave enough to make their dreams come true. The men in this book represent multiple nationalities to reflect the diversity we have in our Muslim world. These inspirational figures also come from different work domains. The characters include a scholar, an athlete, an innovator, among others.
About the Author:
Lama Blaique was born in Beirut, Lebanon. As a dedicated Muslim mother of two young boys, she became interested in children's literature and the representation of Muslim figures through storytelling. Lama has been living in Dubai, United Arab Emirates for more than 10 years now. She is an assistant professor of business management and when she is not teaching and conducting research, she loves to read, travel, and explore. Instagram @blaique_lama
About the Illustrator:
Jenny Reynish is an artist and illustrator working mainly in children's publishing and has created a wide variety of illustrations for US and UK publishers. Her individual and decorative style was sparked by a Persian rug from Isfahan, inherited from her aunt. She loves the colors and decorative patterns of the Middle East and India, and finds much inspiration from living by the sea. She works in watercolor, oil, and linoprint.