Secrets of the Henna Girl

Secrets of the Henna Girl

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Sufiya Ahmed has recently written for the bestselling non-fiction anthology IT'S NOT ABOUT THE BURQA. Read her debut YA novel now!


Life as Zeba knows it could be over for good . . .

Zeba Khan is like any other sixteen-year-old girl: enjoying herself, waiting for exam results . . . and dreaming of the day she'll meet her one true love.

Except her parents have other plans.

In Pakistan for the summer, Zeba's world is shattered. Her future is threatened by an unthinkable - and forced - duty to protect her father's honour.

But does she hold the secrets that will help her escape?
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 133 x 200 x 19mm | 204g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0141339802
  • 9780141339801
  • 376,931

Review quote

A hard-hitting, important story -- Sophia Bennett, author of THREADS
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About Sufiya Ahmed

Sufiya Ahmed was born in India and arrived in the UK as a baby. She lived in Bolton, Lancashire, before moving to London where she still lives. Sufiya has worked in advertising and in the House of Commons, but is now a full-time author. In 2010 Sufiya set up the BIBI Foundation, a non-profit organisation, to arrange visits to the Houses of Parliament for diverse and underprivileged school children.

For further information about Sufiya and her books, the BIBI Foundation, or to arrange an event, visit her online at www.bibipublishing.co.uk
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Rating details

562 ratings
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3 24% (137)
2 6% (32)
1 2% (9)
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