ISLAMABAD - Child writer Faizan Aslam Soofi’s new fiction book “Instrumental Queens” has been launched.

Eleven-year-old Soofi, a 7th grade student of Aitchison College Lahore, has already proved mettle by publishing a novella “The Howl” and a lot of short stories published in the leading national English dailies.

The child writer has made his name distinct on the horizon of children’s fiction genre and his latest work expresses the features of fantasy into exceptionally shaped words to the readers.

At the ceremony, Faizan read select paragraphs of Instrumental Queens and impressed the audience. He effectively interacted with the audience along with the session of questions and answers and signing copies of his books.

The chief guest Irshad Ullah Khan, a Rhodes scholar and secretary general of Oxford and Cambridge Societies, acknowledged the child writer’s achievements. He congratulated Soofi on his brilliant achievement at a young age and termed his work pioneering in the children’s fiction genre. He said he was hopeful about bright future of Pakistan after seeing an amazing kid like Soofi.

Dr Zafar Altaf, a prominent ex-bureaucrat and agriculture expert, lauded the writing abilities of the brilliant mind. The ceremony was attended by a large number of children, schoolteachers and others.