Published Work


The Pied Piper of Austin
Written and Illustrated by Salima Alikhan
Pelican Publishing

The Pied Piper of Austin – The people of Austin, Texas, had a serious problem. Everywhere they went, the bats went, too. In this regional adaptation of the popular fairytale, the Pied Piper of Austin helps the city get its bat situation under control.



Rocky Mountain Night Before Christmas
by Joe Gribnau
Illustrated by Salima Alikhan
Pelican Publishing

Rocky Mountain Night Before Christmas is the classic Night Before Christmas tale with new Christmas magic and a Rocky Mountain twist.
When one Scrooge of a rancher mistakes Santa Claus for a cattle thief and refuses to let him go free, Santa’s Christmas Eve ride is delayed. It’s up to this cowboy of a Kris Kringle to save Christmas once again.



Pieces of Another World
by Mara Rockliff
Illustrated by Salima Alikhan
Sylvan Dell Publishing

Pieces of Another World is the touching story of a father and child’s nighttime excursion to watch a meteor shower.
The readers feel as though they too, are in the middle of the field watching the tiny bits of other, distant worlds, blazing past our own.

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Salima Alikhan has also done educational illustration for a variety of clients including McGraw Hill, National Geographic Learning, and Harcourt.