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About Author

- Imani Bashir, Author -

Imani Bashir is an international writer who's lived in Africa, Asia, and Europe. She's contributed to publications around the world including Glamour Magazine, Teen Vogue, Cosmo, Business Insider, airline in-flight magazines, and more.


Follow The Takeoff Toddler is her first self-published, illustrated children's book series and coloring book devoted to introducing children of color to the world. Bashir's travel is extensive and is a chosen lifestyle for her, her husband, and 3-year-old son.  The main character of the series was drawn in the likeness of her son for the purpose of cultural representation.

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