Zanib Mian

  • 5 stars across 44 books
 Zanib Mian (Author)  
  Zanib Mian's books have featured on  BBC's Cbeebies Bedtime Stories   and  The Guardian   for 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.
 
   Nadya Sabila Yasaro (Illustrator)  
  Nadya Sabila Yasaro is based in Indonesia. Self-taught, she has a passion for children's books and bright, colourful stationery. Nadya can be found on Instagram: @a.nasaya
 
 

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18th April 2019

Planet Omar: Accidental Trouble Magnet: Book 1

Welcome, readers, to the imaginative brain of Omar! You might not know me yet, but once you open the pages of this book ... MorePlanet Omar: Accidental Trouble Magnet: Book 1

(40 reviews) Review
6th February 2020

Planet Omar: Unexpected Super Spy: Book 2

Welcome back to Planet Omar! The second book in Zanib Mian's laugh-out-loud series, with amazing cartoon-style illustrat... MorePlanet Omar: Unexpected Super Spy: Book 2

(29 reviews) Review
23rd July 2020

Planet Omar: Incredible Rescue Mission: Book 3

Welcome back to Planet Omar! The third book in Zanib Mian's laugh-out-loud series, with amazing cartoon-style illustrati... MorePlanet Omar: Incredible Rescue Mission: Book 3

(20 reviews) Review
8th July 2021

Planet Omar: Epic Hero Flop: Book 4

Welcome back to Planet Omar! The fourth book in Zanib Mian's laugh-out-loud series, with amazing cartoon-style illustrat... MorePlanet Omar: Epic Hero Flop: Book 4

(14 reviews) Review
3rd October 2016

The Fairytale Times

Children and adults alike will delight in this hilariously entertaining alternative version of fairytale events. Newspap... MoreThe Fairytale Times

(11 reviews) Review
25th February 2021

Planet Omar: Operation Kind: World Book Day 2021

A World Book Day 2021 story from Zanib Mian with hilarious cartoon-style illustrations. Laugh out loud with Omar and... MorePlanet Omar: Operation Kind: World Book Day 2021

(11 reviews) Review
21st July 2022

Planet Omar: Ultimate Rocket Blast: Book 5

Welcome back to Planet Omar! The fifth book in Zanib Mian's laugh-out-loud series, with amazing cartoon-style illustrati... MorePlanet Omar: Ultimate Rocket Blast: Book 5

(11 reviews) Review
31st August 2023

Meet the Maliks – Twin Detectives: The Cookie Culprit: Book 1

WINNER OF THE INCLUSIVE BOOKS FOR CHILDREN AWARDSMeet Maysa and Musa Malik. They might be twins but they are total oppos... MoreMeet the Maliks – Twin Detectives: The Cookie Culprit: Book 1

(10 reviews) Review
16th October 2015

Oddsockosaurus

Packed with humour, which will amuse adults and children alike, this read-aloud picture book captures the imagination of... MoreOddsockosaurus

(9 reviews) Review
1st June 2014

My Dad's Beard

A book about an adorable little boy's love for his father, personified through his beard. From tickly kisses and symbols... MoreMy Dad's Beard

(2 reviews) Review
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