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Author & Illustrator Academy: Walk in Someone Else’s Shoes

Author & Illustrator Academy: Walk in Someone Else’s Shoes

Walk in Someone Else's Shoes

From bullies to friendships, Muhammad Khan talks about how good and bad relationships shape characters.

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Hear Muhammad Khan read from Kick the Moon.

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Muhammad Khan

Winner of the 2019 Branford Boase Award, shortlisted for the YA book prize and nominated for the CILIP Carnegie Medal, Muhammad Khan’s debut novel, I Am Thunder, has received great critical acclaim and he has firmly established himself as a fresh and promising voice in YA literature. When writing I Am Thunder, Muhammad sought inspiration from his students at a secondary school where he taught as a maths teacher, as well as from his own upbringing as a British-born Pakistani. Kick the Moon is Muhammad’s second novel that explores social issues on toxic masculinity and peer pressure. Muhammad holds an engineering degree and MA degree in Creative Writing from St Mary’s. He currently resides in South London. 

Twitter: @mkhanauthor

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Kick The Moon

Published by: Macmillan 


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Published by: Macmillan 

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