Sufiya Ahmed was born in India and arrived in the UK as a baby. She lived in Bolton, Lancashire, before moving to London where she still lives. Sufiya has worked in advertising and in the House of Commons, but is now a full-time author. In 2010 Sufiya set up the BIBI Foundation, a non-profit organisation, to arrange visits to the Houses of Parliament for diverse and underprivileged school children.
Sufiya also writes for The Independent
Publications by Sufiya Ahmed
Noor-un-Nissa Inayat Khan (My Story) (Scholastic, Children's, HIstorical)
Under the Great Plum Tree (Tiny Owl, Children's, Fiction)
Ladybird Tales of Super Heroes (Ladybird, Children's, Fiction)
It’s Not About the Burqa (Picador, Non-fiction)
Secrets of the Henna Girl (Puffin, Children's, Fiction)