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Zanib Mian

Zanib Mian is a Pakistani-British children’s author most well-known for the Planet Omar series and the forthcoming Meet the Maliks series. Her books have featured on BBC’s CBeebies Bedtime Stories and the Guardian for their contribution to diversity in children’s literature.

Mian is committed to creating accessible, inclusive, and engaging books for children through publishing houses her Sweet Apple Publishers and Muslim Children’s books.

In 2018, Mian was the surprise winner of the Little Rebels Award for her self-published middle grade book, The Muslims. This later become the first book of her children’s series Planet Omar: Accidental Trouble Magnet, which was longlisted for the UKLA Award and nominated for the CILIP Carnegie Medal and shortlisted for the Diverse Book Awards. There is a TV series adaption currently in the works with Lime Pictures.

Zanib Mian

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    Hey Mum, They Look Like Me

    Celebrated children’s writers Candy Gourlay, Zanib Mian and Maitha Al Khayat come together for a thought-provoking conversation about the roles writers and publishers can play in promoting diverse stories.

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    50.00 AED

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    Zanib Mian: Meet the Maliks

    Put on your detective hats and don't miss this interactive and infectiously funny event with Zanib Mian, the award-winning author of the hilarious Meet the Maliks series.

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    Price

    40.00 AED


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