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Publication Date: 16 Jul 2020
Suitable for: Primary (Year 5, Year 6)
RRP £16.99 Save 26%
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Presents profiles of pioneering Muslim men and women
Do you think you know who first thought of the theory of evolution?
Have you ever wondered who created the oldest university in the world?
Is Joan of Arc the only rebel girl who led an army that you've heard of?
If so, then you need this stunningly illustrated treasure trove of iconic and hidden amazing Muslim heroes!
You'll find people you might know, like Malala Yousafzai, Sir 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 Newton.
Sultan Razia: a fearsome female ruler.
G. Willow Wilson: the comic book artist who created the first ever Muslim Marvel character.
Ibtihaj Muhammad: the Olympic and World Champion fencer and the first American to compete in the games wearing a hijab.
Noor Inayat Khan: the Indian Princess who became a British spy during WWII.
There are so many more amazing Muslim men and women who have changed our world, from pirate queens to athletes, to warriors and mathematicians. Who will your next hero be?
NOTE: Contains a couple of pages of fill-ins at the back
Dr Hawa Abdi
Salah Al-Din Yusuf Ibn Ayyub
Khawlah Bint Al-Azwar
Ayuba Suleiman Diallo
Sir Mo Farah
Dame Zaha Hadid
Hasan Ibn Al-Haytham
Yusuf Islam aka Cat Stevens
Dr Abdul Kalam
Noor Inayat Khan
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