Fatima Al Fihri


This early reader book is part of the Womankind series by Ahlan Kids which follows the story of remarkable women in the history of Islam.

The first in the series is about Fatima Al Fihri, the Muslim woman who built the first university in the world; which is now known as the University of Al Qarawiyyin in Morocco.


This book is important for any girl child as representation matters and it's good to see an African woman in Islam having played such an important role in empowering people and spreading knowledge.


It's written in simple text with colorful illustrations which are bound to keep your children interested.