Manchester— Date — UK publisher, Beacon Books announces the publication of, The Girl Who Stitched the Stars; a heart-warming story of identity and belief in one’s self, inspiring children to celebrate their identities and to share them through telling stories. Through its Palestinian character, Noor, this book showcases how clothes can mean something as part of that identity.
Malherbe is featured on The Open University’s literacy scheme based on academic research, Reading for Pleasure (RfP).
“RfP website seeks to support a vibrant professional community of teachers, student teachers, librarians, teaching assistants and literacy coordinators.”
“I hope this book, about belonging and the universal feeling of belonging in the world, will inspire children to be themselves and share their own stories,”Shereen Malherbe
Shereen Malherbe is a British Palestinian author. After spending over a decade living throughout the Middle East, Shereen now resides in England with her husband and four children.
Shereen has been a writer and researcher for various organisations including Muslimah Media Watch, Middle East Eye, Muslim Girl, Sisterhood Magazine and has also appeared on British Muslim TV and Islam Channel discussing the representation of Muslim women, resulting in her classification in the Media Diversified experts directory.
Shereen’s debut novel, Jasmine Falling, has been voted among the Best Books by Muslim Women (Goodreads), and her second novel, The Tower is now an academic set text in a US university. Her short story, The Cypress Tree, was recently published in World Literature Today’s landmark edition, ‘Palestine Voices’.
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