Guinness Alert: At 12, a girl from Saudi Arabia becomes the youngest editor of a book series

Ritaj Hussain Alhazmi qualified to apply to Guinness after publishing her second book

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Saudi Arabian girl Ritaj Hussain Alhazmi has created an epic Guinness World Record as the youngest editor of a book series at the age of 12, 295 days. Their books Treasure of the Lost Sea (2019), Portal of the hidden world (2019) and Beyond the future world (2020) are any novels written as part of a series.

The Guinness website reported that Ritaj writes fictional stories for children to help them “think more creatively and expand their imaginations”. She sold those Books via their online shop and online portals.

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According to the Records website, Ritaj began writing at the age of six and eventually began writing short stories from the age of seven, when she began attending them libraries.

Here are Ritaj’s books (Source:

She qualified to apply to Guinness after the publication of her second book.

Ritaj, who speaks Arabic and English, is inspired by British author JK Rowling.

She is now 13 years old and is currently working on the fourth book in the series called The passage into the unknown.

Above all, British girl Bella J Dark holds the record for youngest person publish a book (female) after getting her book The Lost Cat published when she was just 5 years and 211 days old. It was published by Ginger Fyre Press on January 31, 2022.

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