My Name is Malala

My Name is Malala


"I am Malala, a girl from Pakistan who wants to make the world a better place for all"

Meet Malala. She is a daughter, a sister, a writer, an activist and an inspiration to people around the world. This board book is an introduction to her incredible life and her inspirational work for the youngest readers and their families.

A bold and simple text is followed by a detailed biography of Malala's life, and the book is stunningly illustrated by debut illustrator Mariam Quraishi.

About the authors

Malala Yousafzai

Malala Yousafzai is a Pakistani activist, student and the youngest person ever awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. At age 15, she was shot by the Taliban for speaking out for the rights of girls in her community to go to school. Malala recovered, continued her campaign and, as co-founder of Malala Fund, is building a global movement of support for girls' education.
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Mariam Quraishi (Illustrator)

Mariam grew up in Karachi, Pakistan and moved to Providence, Rhode Island to pursue a BFA in Illustration from the Rhode Island School of Design. Her illustrations are inspired by the plants and textiles she grew up around and her favourite thing to paint is a champa tree in full bloom. Visit her online at and on Instagram @mariamque
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