Ali the Great and the Paper Airplane Flop


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Ali Tahir joins in a paper airplane contest with a surprise twist. 

On a rainy day, Ali brings the fun to indoor recess by sharing his talent for building paper airplanes with his friends.

But in a contest to see whose plane can fly farthest, Ali is baffled by the results.

Will airplane expert Ali flop or come out on top?

Ali the Great, by Yasmin author Saadia Faruqi, is a charming chapter book series about Pakistani American second grader Ali Tahir. Ali’s big ideas will resonate with young readers who believe that every problem has a creative solution—you just have to find it!

  • Author: Saadia Faruqi
  • Illustrations: Debby Rahmalia
  • Capstone Publishing 
  • Age Recommendation: 5-10 years
  • Pages: 32
  • ISBN: 9781484681312