Pub Date 01 Aug 2019
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For ages: 7-8
Description: When Sadiq's father leaves on a business trip, he worries he'll miss his baba too much. But Baba has a story for Sadiq: the story of the Desert Star. Learning about Baba's passion for the stars sparks Sadiq's interest in outer space. But can Sadiq find others who are willing to help him start the space club of his dreams?
Author Bio: Siman Nuurali grew up in Kenya. She now lives in Minnesota. Siman and her family are Somali—just like Sadiq and his family! She and her five children love to play badminton and board games together. Siman works at Children’s Hospital, and in her free time, she also enjoys writing and reading.
Illustrator Bio: Anjan Sarkar is a British illustrator based in Sheffield, England. Since he was little, Anjan has always loved drawing stuff. And now he gets to draw stuff all day for his job. Hooray! Apart from the Sadiq series, Anjan has been drawing mischievous kids, undercover aliens, and majestic tigers for other exciting children’s book projects.