Stories for South Asian Superkids

Stories for South Asian Superkids


Discover the inspirational lives of 50 figures from across South Asia and their INCREDIBLE achievements from the author of Stories for South Asian Supergirls.

An illustrated look at the fascinating, empowering life stories of 50 famous and under-celebrated people from India, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.

South Asian kids will have a chance to dream about their lives for themselves that challenge the limited stereotype and narratives that are available in mainstream media.

Bringing together the stories of game-changing business leaders (Bela Bajaria, Payal Kadakia, Sharmadean Reid), leading entertainers (Freddie Mercury, Riz Ahmed), award-winning authors (Khaled Hosseini, Satnam Sanghera, Salman Rushdie) and a whole host of other equally remarkable figures - from non-binary performance artist Alok V.Menon, unstoppable Chef Asma Khan and ground-breaking model Yasmeen Ghauri - this book seeks to redress the imbalance for young kids of colour by empowering them to break new ground for themselves and inspire others along the way.

Beautifully illustrated with striking portraits by ten international South Asian artists, this is truly a book for all ages - a gift to be treasured by parents and children alike.

Perfect for fans of Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls, this heartwarming read is the ideal gift for young readers.

Praise for the first book in the Super Series, Stories for South Asian Supergirls:

There is someone here for every girl and boy — budding lawyers, climbers, film-makers and mountaineers... — The Times - Children’s Book of the Week

This call to courage celebrates warrior queens of Bangladeshi, Indian, Nepalese and Pakistani heritage - The Guardian

Heartwarmingly full of the power, resilience and ingenuity of South Asian women - Book Trust

One of the most beautiful and visually stimulating books I've seen for a long time - The Morning Star

About the author

Raj Kaur Khaira

Raj is a lawyer, author and activist. She is the founder of the globally acclaimed, award winning campaign, the Pink Ladoo Project.
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