MACFEST 2023: Children’s Books with Khalil Muhammed

  • DATE

    25 March 2023

  • TIME

    2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

  • AGES

    All ages welcome



Join Khaleel Muhammed internationally renowned Nasheed artist and an author, talking about his children’s book, Muslim All-Stars.His discussion will revolve around action and adventure with Islamic themes in contemporary times.

Khaleel designed and illustrated the children’s books Allah’s Amazing Messenger (pbuh) by S.J. Sear, Adam’s Adventures by Mariah Derissy, and his own Muslim Family Colouring Book. Khaleel’s books are aimed at Muslim tweens (9-12) age group.

On television he has presented Khaleel’s Make & Do Art Show, and The Muslim Kids Show. He has appeared in several television shows, adverts, and the Disney film Cinderella and is currently creator of Iqra Kids TV on Iqra TV.

Hosted by: Jennifer Ogunyemi – Founder & CEO of Sisters In Business.

Chief Guest: Ivan Wadeson, Executive Director, Manchester City of Literature

MACFEST’s mission is: celebrating arts, diversity and connecting communities. MACFEST, a winner of the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, offers a rich feast of over 75 events from 18th February to July 30th, celebrating the rich heritage of the Muslim diaspora communities. It is founded and directed by Qaisra Shahraz MBE FRSA, British-Pakistani novelist, peace activist and culture champion.