Na'ima B. Robert is the award-winning author of Far from Home, She Wore Red Trainers and Show Up. Na'ima is a book editor and writing coach. She is descended from Scottish Highlanders on her father's side and the Zulu people on her mother's side. She was born in Leeds, England, grew up in Zimbabwe, and went to university in England. She has written several multicultural books for children which have won, and been shortlisted for numerous awards.
Na'ima divides her time between London and Cairo, Egypt, 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.