Na’ima B. Robert

Na’ima B. Robert is a writer and campaigner. Celebrated for her memoir From My Sisters Lips (2005) she has written over twenty books for children and teens, and founded Sisters Magazine, of which she was editor-in-chief for ten years. 

Nadine Kaadan is a Syrian illustrator, author and worker with refugee children. She is a dedicated champion of inclusivity in children’s books, so that “every child can see themselves in a story”. Her books include Tomorrow and The Jasmine Sneeze. She has been nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal, was winner of the Arab British Centre Award for Culture in 2019, and was selected as one of the BBC’s ‘100 Most Influential and Inspiring Women’ of 2020.