About the Author: S N Jalali
Nazia Jalali writing as S N Jalali is a Children's author whose debut novel, The House Of Ibn Kathir – The Competition Begins, was published in 2013 by Blackstone House Publications, an Independent Publishing House. The book has been sold across five continents. It is written for older Muslim children (free readers aged 10+) and introduces a unique genre that aspires to reconnect youngsters through a literary contribution to their rich Islamic heritage and values.
S N Jalali was born in London, UK, but much of her childhood was spent growing up in South Wales, although she returned to London for university studies. After completion of her degree in 1998 with a BA (hons) in Architecture she married and continues to reside in London. She has travelled widely around the Muslim world and as well as her children’s writing has worked as a scriptwriter and presenter for various programmes on the Islam Channel.