Tagged: Zanib Mian

'We need books that just happen to feature a Muslim protagonist'

Zanib Mian on how books can break down prejudice and teach empathy, respect and understanding. Read more

TV option deal for Mian's Planet Omar series

Hachette Children’s Group has signed a TV option deal for Zanib Mian's Planet Omar series with Bafta award-winning producers Lime Pictures, described as "an incredible milestone for Muslim representation in... Read more

Go Getten: Kereen’s début leads a flurry of diverse books bagged at Bologna

Diversity and inclusion is high on the agenda at this year’s Bologna Children’s Book Fair, with US and UK publishers keen to snap up stories... Read more

Zanib Mian | 'I want Muslim children to have a character they can relate to'

Former school teacher Zanib Mian has teamed up with Hodder to bring her prize-winning self-published novel about a Muslim boy into the mainstream. Read more

HCG signs Little Rebels Award winner Zanib Mian in three-book deal

Zanib Mian, who won the Little Rebels Award in 2018 with her book The Muslims, has signed a three-book deal with Hachette Children’s Group (HCG).... Read more

The Muslims wins prize for radical children’s fiction

A children's book published by a tiny independent publisher has beaten off competition from authors such as Malala Yousafzai and Gill Lewis to win the... Read more

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