Meet The Authors
Founder & author
Mariam Dahoui Charara
Sahar Jaber is committed to empower the Muslim community through literature and education. With a background in sociology and communication studies, Sahar has always been passionate about using media platforms to promote representation and understanding among Muslims. In an effort to provide reliable and impactful resources for parents, institutions, and children, Sahar founded Figs & Olives Publications, an Islamic publishing company. Through her mentorship program, Sahar aims to provide the knowledge and support necessary for Muslims to establish a solid Islamic foundation and achieve greatness. Whether through her publishing company or her mentorship program, Sahar is dedicated to helping the emerging Muslim generation succeed and thrive.
Founder of Figs & Olives Publications and author of ‘But Why is the Hijab so Special?’ & ‘But Why is Prayer so Special?’
Mariam Dhoui Charara
Mariam Dahoui Charara is a dedicated mother and writer with a passion for promoting understanding and appreciation of Islam through children’s literature. With a background in journalism and teaching, Mariam has always been committed to using her skills and knowledge to make a positive impact on the world. After noticing a lack of Islamic children’s literature that covered critical topics and subjects, Mariam decided to take matters into her own hands and write her own books to fill that gap. Through her writing, Mariam hopes to reach children worldwide and help them build a strong foundation in their faith. With a timeless passion for writing and a desire to make a difference, Mariam is dedicated to promoting understanding and appreciation of Islam through her children’s literature.
Author of ‘To Enter His Gardens’ Collection