The Spider & the Doves

The Spider & the Doves

The Story of the Hijra

By Farah Morley; Farah Morley (Illustrator)

Islamic Foundation, Hardcover, 9780860374497, 29pp.

Publication Date: June 26, 2012


The Prophet Muhammad is besieged on all sides by his enemies. Then God sends him some unlikely helpers in the form of a pair of doves and a spider. Told from their perspective, this retelling of a classic true story from the Prophet's life weaves a tale that shows how even the smallest of us can have a great destiny.

Stunningly illustrated in a unique silhouette style by the author, "The Spider and the Doves" will enchant and enlighten children of all faiths for years to come.

It's being released just in time for Ramadan.

Farah Morley lives in Wales, United Kingdom. She has lectured to diverse audiences, including the BBC, the internationally renowned Beyond the Border festival, The Quest Foundation, and the UK government. She lives in Wales with her husband and their children. "The Spider and the Doves" is her first book for children.