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My Friend the Alien

Author: Zanib MianIllustrator: Sernur Isik

When refugee Jibreel finds a new friend in Maxx, there’s one problem – Maxx is an alien! As the pair get acquainted they realise they have more in common than they thought. Written in a diary-style from Maxx’s viewpoint, this story contains a brief adult fight scene and touches on racist bullying. 

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  • Zanib Mian is an award-winning author
  • Own Voice
  • South Asian representation
  • Muslim representation
  • Diverse cast