Migo & Ali: A-Z of Islam by Zanib Mian & Illustrated by Basma Hosam
By Zanib Mian, Illustrated by Basma Hosam, Muslim Children's Books, Hardback, 300 pages
Migo & Ali are back! This charming 300 page, full-colour book, covers 75 topics! This go-to resource is a family Islamic parenting tool which you shouldn't be without.
Children will find Islamic words or concepts explained in simple, loving, child-friendly language. Vibrant illustrations decorate every section, and we see more of the light-hearted, humorous dialogue between Migo and Ali, which is what these characters are renowned for!
Tahajjud; Takbeer, Tahleel, Tahmeed and Tasbih; Talbiyah (see also Hajj/Umrah); Taqwa; Taraweeh ; Tawakkul; Tawhid
About the author:
Zanib Mian's books have featured on BBC's Cbeebies Bedtime Storiesand The Guardianfor their contribution to diversity in children's literature. Zanib studied Molecular Cell Biology at University College London and went on to teach Science in secondary schools before she made the decision to give up the career to create change within children's publishing. She felt that diverse characters from all minorities and backgrounds weren't being fully represented in books for young children. She launched Sweet Apple Publishers with a clear commitment to publishing inclusive books, many of which she has authored herself.
She regularly features in the Bradford Literature Festival, was commissioned to write an opera for The Mahogany Opera Group, and is also on the panel of judges for the prestigious Young Muslim Writers Awards.