Fatima's Great Outdoors

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$17.99  $16.73
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9.3 X 11.1 X 0.5 inches | 1.0 pounds

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About the Author

Ambreen Tariq is the founder of @BrownPeopleCamping, a social media platform dedicated to promoting greater diversity in our public lands through storytelling and the power of visual representation. She's passionate about youth education and holds board member positions at City Kids Wilderness Project and Green Muslims. She is currently a brand ambassador for many well-known outdoors companies. Her writing has been published in Outside magazine, and Ambreen has been profiled by the New York Times, SELF magazine, CNN Health, Elite Daily, and more. A non-practicing attorney, Ambreen works for the federal government in Washington, DC. This is her first book for children.

Stevie Lewis lives on the road in a van that she mostly built out herself. Striving to live simply and tread lightly on the earth, she gathers inspiration from a variety of places, and she enjoys rock climbing, hiking, and mountain biking. After working for several years at DreamWorks Animation, she now illustrates children's books and creates art based on her travels. Follow her adventures @chocosweete.


Praise for FATIMA'S GREAT OUTDOORS by Ambreen Tariq and Stevie Lewis:

"Author Tariq founded @BrownPeopleCamping to help diversify outdoor spaces, and through Lewis' rich, detailed illustrations, this book celebrates Indian culture while depicting the beauty and fun of being in the wilderness."

"An authentic, affectionate portrait of how outdoor spaces can offer a saving grace and a sense of belonging."
--Publishers Weekly

"This is a gentle and joyful story about a young girl having to adapt to a whole new life, and learning that everyone has their strengths, even herself."
--School Library Connection

"Most collections will benefit from this multilayered work of joy and validation."
--Ariana Sani Hussain, The Blake School, Wayzata, MN, for School Library Journal