A Manual for Marco: Living, Learning, and Laughing With an Autistic Sibling
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Loving Healing Press
February 01, 2015
8.5 X 8.5 X 0.25 inches | 0.71 pounds
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About the Author
Shaila Abdullah is an award-winning author and designer based in Austin, Texas. She has written four books: Saffron Dreams, Beyond the Cayenne Wall, My Friend Suhana, and Rani in Search of a Rainbow. The author has received several awards for her work, including the Golden Quill Award and Patras Bukhari Award for English Language. Several academic institutions have adopted her books as course study or recommended reading, including the University of California, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Indiana University, Boston University, California State University, and George Washington University. Iman Tejpar is the 12-year-old artist behind the sketches of A Manual for Marco. She is the youngest of three siblings, born and raised in Calgary, Canada. From an early age, Iman loved to dabble with art and would sit for hours with her sketch pad and colors. Over the years, art became a passion, and Iman continues to draw, paint, and color every chance she gets. She has a keen sense of balance of colors and elements. In addition to being a budding artist, she is an avid crafter, creating masterpieces with ordinary items like duct tape.
IMAN TEJPAR is currently an undergraduate student at Carleton University studying Architectural Conservation and Sustainability Engineering. Aside from her professional and academic endeavors she has a passion for fine arts and design and has recently been developing her skills in digital art. Her passion for this field also led her to illustrate her first book, A Manual for Marco, at the young age of 12.