Here are some resources I’ve found useful for my own learning and for Marz’s Seerah studies.

Books on the Messenger of Allah sallallahu `alayhi wa sallam

  • Ash-Shifa by Qadi `Iyad
  • Kitab at-Tabaqat al-Kabir by Ibn Sa`d Parts 1-4
  • Biography & History
  • Life of the Last Prophet by Yusuf Islam
  • The Life of Muhammad by Ibn Ishaq
  • The Life of Prophet Muhammad (As-Seerah an-Nabaweeyah) by Ibn Kathir, vols 1-4
  • The Miracles of the Prophet by Ibn Kathir
  • The Sealed Nectar by Sheikh Safi ur Rahman Mubarakpuri
  • When The Moon Split by Sheikh Safi ur Rahman Mubarakpuri
  • Zad ul Ma`d vols 1-4 by Ibn al-Qayyim

Books on The Companions, radhiallahu `anhum

  • Advisors of The Prophet by Abdul Aziz As-Shanawi
  • Child Companions around the Prophet (Darussalam)
  • Commanders of the Muslim Army by Mahmood Ahmad Ghadanfar
  • Companions of the Prophet vols 1 & 2 by Abdul Wahid Hamid

Biography & History

  • Golden Series of the Prophets Companions (Set of 18 books)
  • Great Women of Islam by Mahmood Ahmad Ghadanfar
  • Hilyat-ul Awliya Wa Tabaqatal-Asfiya (The Beauty of the Righteous & the Ranks of the Elite) by Imam Abu Na’im al-Asfahani
  • History of Islam (3 volumes) by Akbar Shah Najeebabadi
  • Sword of Allah: Khalid ibn Waleed by Lt-Gen A.I Akram
  • The History of The Khalifahs Who Took The Right Way by Jalal ud Deen As-Suyuti
  • The Men of Madeenah by Ibn Sa`d
  • The Precious Pearls by Darussalam
  • The Women of Madeenah by Ibn Sa`d

Books on The Prophets & Messengers, `alayhimus salaam

  • Stories of the Prophets by Ibn Kathir
  • Stories from the Qur`an by Ibn Kathir
  • Stories from the Hadeeth by Muhammad Zakaria Iqbal
  • The Islamic Creed Series – The Prophets and Messengers by `Umar Sulaiman al-Ashqar

Atlases & Other Stories

  • Atlas on the Prophet’s Biography by Dr. Shawqi Abu Khalil
  • Atlas on the Quran by Dr. Shawqi Abu Khalil
  • Glimpses of Righteous People by Majdi Muhammad Ash-Shahawi
  • History of Madinah Munawwarah by Safi-ur-Rahman Mubarakpuri
  • History of Makkah Mukarramah by Safi-ur-Rahman Mubarakpuri
  • Stories of Repentance by Majdi Muhammad Ash-Shahawi

In shaa Allah up next: audio resources!