The Wonders We Seek: 30 Incredible Muslims Who Helped Shape the World

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In this biographical collection, with stunning portraits and illustrations by Saffa Khan, authors Saadia Faruqi and Aneesa Mumtaz highlight some of the talented Muslim physicians, athletes, poets, and more who helped make the world we know today.

A brilliant surgeon heals patients in the first millennium.

A female king rules the Indian subcontinent.

A poet pours his joy and grief into the world’s best-selling verses.

An iconic leader fights for civil rights. And many more.

Throughout history—from the golden age of the empires of Arabia, Iraq, Persia, and India, up to the modern day—Muslims have shaped our world in essential ways, with achievements in medicine, politics, human rights, literature, sports, technology, and more. Give this book to readers who are excited to learn about the great figures and thinkers in history!

The authors introduce their book with a personal letter to the reader, setting out their motivations and hopes for the stories they are telling. The back matter includes a glossary and bibliography for readers’ further research and learning.

Recommended Age: 7-14 years
Author: Saffa Khan
Illustrations: Saadia Faruqi
Format: Hardback
Pages: 160, glossy full-colour pages 
Publisher: Quill Tree
Dimensions: 18 x 25 x 1 cm

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