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Shirin Adl

  • 5 stars across 8 books

    NA'IMA B ROBERT is descended from Scottish Highlanders on her father's side and the Zulu people on her mother's side. She was born in Leeds, grew up in Zimbabwe and went to university in London. At high school, her loves included performing arts, public speaking and writing stories that shocked her teachers! She has written several multicultural books for children and is the author of 'From Somalia, with love', a novel for young adults. 'Boy vs Girl' is her second books for teens. She divides her time between London and Cairo and dreams of living on a farm with her own horses. Until then, she is happy to be a mum to her four children and keep reading and writing books that take her to a different world each time.

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    3rd March 2011

    Ramadan Moon

    Ramadan, the month of fasting, Doesn't begin all at once. It begins with a whisper And a prayer And a wish. M... More

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    5th April 2018

    Riding a Donkey Backwards: Wise and Foolish Tales of the Mulla Nasruddin

    Why does Mulla Nasruddin spoon yoghurt into the river? What is the reason he rides his donkey backwards? Why does he p... More

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    2nd May 2013

    The Book of Dreams

    Dreams come in many different shapes and forms. Some dreams are nice and simple, some dreams are confusing - ... More

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    10th September 2009

    Pea Boy: and other stories from Iran

    Iran has mountains striped with snow, dense forests where bears and lynxes still roam, deserts, bazaars...but above al... More

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    5th September 2013

    Let'S Play!: Poems About Sports and Games from Around the World

    The sports featured are: cricket, football, American football, baseball, basketball, running, relay race, tobogganing, s... More

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    3rd October 2013

    Let's Celebrate!: Festival Poems from Around the World

    This exciting anthology of poems celebrates festivals all over the world. From Chinese New Year to Carnival, from Th... More

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    6th February 2014

    Shahnameh: The Persian Book of Kings

    The Shahnameh is a collection of stories and myths from ancient Iran, filled with kings, heroes, princesses, magical a... More

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    3rd March 2016

    Mabrook! A World of Muslim Weddings

    Lyrical description of Muslim wedding ceremonies across the world, including Pakistan, Morocco, Somalia and UK. This c... More

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