Malala Yousafzai sells life story for a reported £2m’

Malala Yousafzai sells life story for a reported £2m

Malala Yousafzai
Malala Yousafzai said: ‘I hope this book will reach people around the world, so they realise how difficult it is for some children to get access to education.’ Photograph: Liz Cave/Getty

‘I am Malala’ will be published in the autumn and will tell the story of Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by Taliban gunmen

The life story of a 15-year Pakistani girl who was shot by the Taliban will be published later this year, in a deal reported to be worth around £2m.

“I am Malala” will be published in the autumn and will tell the story of Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by Taliban gunmen after she became an advocate for woman’s education in the Swat Valley. She now attends a school in Birmingham.

Yousafzai said: “I hope this book will reach people around the world, so they realise how difficult it is for some children to get access to education.-guardian.co.uk

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