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Amazing Muslims Who Changed the World

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Very impressed with this book, probably because I had very low expectations of it (sorry, but true).

Hasan Ibn Al-Haytham - the first scientist to prove theories about how light travels, hundreds of years before Isaac Newton. If you were registered for the newsletter, you will now receive the Puffin Schools newsletter, which is filled with all the latest information about accompanying resources and upcoming shows. Saffa Khan is an artist focusing on illustration and print through DIY culture, creating tangible, self-published printed matter on the themes of identity, community, and mental health.

After being displaced by two world wars, she became a spy for the British Secret Service and trained in the art of espionage. You'll find people you might know, like Malala Yousafzai, Sir Mo Farah and Muhammad Ali, as well as some you might not, such as: Hasan Ibn Al-Haytham: the first scientist to prove theories about how light travels, hundreds of years before Isaac Newton.

I learnt a lot reading this book and I was left wondering how I didn't know about these people until now? In the suffocating heat of the desert, when there seemed to be little life left, Rufaida and her trainees protected the dying from harsh winds and burns, and eased their pain in their final days. It is beautifully presented and written, and provides a fascinating insight into the lives of thirty amazing historical figures. Saffa Khan is an Illustrator and publication maker exploring themes such as identity, community and mental health. The last part of the book has exercises that will be helpful to young readers to remember the key ideas and other important lessons from the read.We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. Trading Address (Warehouse) Unit E, Vulcan Business Complex, Vulcan Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE5 3EB. A short sweet book about iconic Muslims throughout history, geared more towards kids with some of the language, but still readable for adults who want a good introduction of some of the people.

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