The Extraordinary Life of Malala Yousafzai

Paperback / softback

Main Details

Title The Extraordinary Life of Malala Yousafzai
Authors and Contributors      By (author)   Hiba Noor Khan
Illustrated by   Rita Petralucci
SeriesExtraordinary Lives
Physical Properties
Format:Paperback / softback
Dimensions(mm): Height 200,Width 132
CategoriesPeople and places
ISBN 9780241372753
Children / Juvenile

Publishing Details

Publisher Penguin Random House Children's UK
Imprint Puffin
Publication Date 8 January 2019
NZ Release Date 8 January 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom


Malala Yousafzai is known across the world for having the courage to stand up for what she believes in, even in the face of terrifying adversity. From playing in the Swat Valley in Pakistan to making speeches at the United Nations, Malala's story has become an inspiration for people all over the world who are fighting for justice. Discover what it took for one incredible girl to become the voice of so many, in this beautifully illustrated book with real-life stories, timelines and facts to bring Malala's extraordinary story to life.

Author Biography

Hiba Noor Khan (Author) Hiba Noor Khan's academic background is in Engineering/Physics, having completed Postgraduate study at the University of Oxford in 2015. Since graduating she has worked in the Environmental Sector, as a Refugee Advocacy Worker for The Children's Society, a Physics teacher and TV presenter. She has a keen interest in social and political affairs and assisted policy research for the Governments Commission on Religion and Belief in Public Life in 2015. Her passion for international development has led Hiba to travel to implement various sustainable development projects in rural Tanzania, and to deliver aid to Syrian refugees in Turkey. Hiba has loved words for as long as she's known them, and has worked as a freelance journalist, including writing for The Independent, blogging for the Huffington Post and Amaliah. She has written about everything from ISIS and drug cartels to turmeric lattes.