Unexpected Super Spy: Book 2
Welcome back to Planet Omar! The second book in Zanib Mian's laugh-out-loud series, with amazing cartoon-style illustrations from Nasaya Mafaridik. Perfect for fans of Tom Gates and Wimpy Kid.
Omar and his friends have been saving up their pocket money for ages so they can have the world's most epic Nerf Blaster battle. But when Omar discovers that his mosque is in tro...more
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My favourite quotes:
'I think his imagination is getting stronger since we became friends' (Omar referring to Charlie)
'For a ...more
Een nieuw deel in de Planeet Omar serie en ditmaal een moskee die problemen heeft, vriendschap, een vervelende zus dus, en nog veel meer. Ik heb echt genoten van het boek, het was erg leuk.
Over de zus. Ja, het is niet leuk als je broer je deur platloopt, maar praat dan gewoon normaal met hem. Vertel hem ook eerlijk dat het je hoog zit. En aan de ouders, misschien ook eens nadenken over hoe het is om privacy te hebben. Ju ...more
Mian has a gentle, warm and humorous appr ...more
- I really liked this book because of the style of writing and how the illustrations looked in the book it made it an easy read
What interested me?
- Omar was praying. He found the imam saying that the mosque will close down, the imam said that they’ll have to raise money to keep the mosque. Omar went to school and sold origami birds and cookies which lead to him gaining the money. At night, he sleptwalk and he hid the money without him knowing and told everyone ...more
Loved how he called it the Secret Smile Mosque!
So so so glad This book exists for Muslims as Representation Matters!
Now more than ever children’s books are so important for empathy and reminding us that we are one we are all human and we need to help each other!
All the stars!!! ⭐️🌟💫✨
You can’t help but love Omar whether he is caught sneaking down to play X-Box after bedtime or giving his mum the most creative (though not necessarily enjoyable) full-sensory spa ...more
Omar is happy at school with his his best friend Charlie and bully-turned-friend Daniel. They are all looking forward to getting Laser Nerf Blasters so they can have a Nerf battle. Omar has being saving hard and is thrilled to ‘crack-open’ his savings pot and find enough money to buy the Nerf Blaster.
But when the mosque he and his family regularly visit is in danger of closing down, Omar dec ...more
Reading this book put such a massive smile on my face. I'm not sure I can quite convey in words how perfect this ...more
Written in an easy to read style with line drawings and fun fonts where appropriate, this ...more
Omar is the main character and is a Pakistani Muslim. In this book, Omar's parents encourage him to donate to their local mosque but the money goes missing. Omar and his friends, Charlie and Daniel investigate different people including his sister Maryam to find out who had stolen the money.
This is a great st ...more
Review based on an ARC received from NetGalley. ...more
This book was a great sequel to the first, bringing just as much fun, nonsense and adventure. The book continues to normalise the reflection of BAME characters in children's books. A perfect reading for pleasure text for the Y3 squirrels. ...more
It's slightly different to the first one which tackles some big issues, but this one is also brilliant in its own smaller focused way! I love the writing and humour that runs throughout the book and Omar is such a great character. I love his relationship with his friends which is perfectly captured across the book!
Hopefully they'll be a number 3! ...more
Prachtige quote die op de eerste bladzijde van dit leuke boek staat. Het geeft al direct weer dat dit een boekje met een onderliggende boodschap wordt.
Omar, het hoofdpersonage in het verhaal, heeft een naam die meestal niet aan een Vlaams of Nederlands kind gegeven wordt. Ook zijn huidskleur en zijn donkere ogen en haar bevestigen deze bemerking. Maar wat een leuk gevoel krijg je bij het zien van ...more