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“Mian’s narrative of British Pakistani Muslim Omar and his family, friends, and neighbors continues to be delightfully charming with laugh-out-loud humor.”
—Kirkus Reviews

Planet Omar: Incredible Rescue Mission

Written by Zanib Mian
Illustrated by Nasaya Mafaridik
Published by Penguin Young Readers Group

Omar is going on his biggest adventure yet—a trip to Pakistan! But his excitement about the trip is interrupted by some shocking news: his amazing teacher is not coming back to school, and no one will say why.

When Omar and his friends start investigating, the hints they overhear and clues they find lead them to an alarming conclusion—it must be aliens!

Omar has a huge imagination, but saving his teacher from aliens seems far-fetched even to him. He’s going to need out-of-this-world creative thinking and a huge spirit of adventure to solve this mystery!

Primary ISBN: 9780593109274

Available As: Hardcover, eBook
Middle Grade, Age 08 or older

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Setting: England, Pakistan

Character’s New Arrival/New American Status: 2nd Generation

Book Creator(s) Connection to the Community Represented: Own Voices/Lived Experience

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