Which brave woman was given the nickname ‘the one with two belts’? Which courageous women made two dangerous hijrahs? Which women were given the special titles ‘Mother of the Believers’? The Adventurous Friends is an inspiring look at the lives of three brave and courageous women who helped Islam spread far and wide. With stories told across the Arabian land and beyond, ‘The Adventurous Friends’ is the second in a series of books which illustrate the exciting and often dangerous lives of the female companions of the Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him. Featuring short stories, special facts, du’aas, and opportunities for discussion, the ‘Wonderful Women Around the Prophet’ series is a fun interactive learning experience for boys and girls.
Sophia is an Early Years educator and primary school teacher with over ten years of experience. She has developed a keen interest in the acquisition of early language and the teaching of Phonics. She hopes that all children have fantastic opportunities to learn and enjoy books just as she does. Sophia loves the excitement of entering a world of new ideas when picking up a book and revisiting old favourites again and again. Sophia has three daughters who alongside all the children she has taught, are her inspiration to educate. Rumaysa is a qualified teacher with ijaazaat in hadith. With experience teaching Islamic Sciences for over 10 years, she completed her Masters in Islamic education and subsequently worked on developing curriculums for Islamic institutions. She also has a degree in Biochemistry and a PGCE, having taught science for several years. She is a book lover and writer, contributing articles on a range of topics, and is particularly passionate about female scholarship. She is a member of a Shariah panel and works with Muslim women in the community on a range of different issues.