Night of the Moon (Hardcover)

A Muslim Holiday Story

By Hena Khan, Julie Paschkis (Illustrator)

Chronicle Books, 9780811860628, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2008

List Price: 16.99*
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Yasmeen, a seven-year-old Pakistani-American girl, celebrates the Muslim holidays of Ramadan, "The Night of the Moon" (Chaand Raat), and Eid. With lush illustrations that evoke Islamic art, this beautiful story offers a window into modern Muslim culture--and into the ancient roots from within its traditions have grown.

About the Author

Hena Khan is a Pakistani Muslim-American who has written numerous books for children. She lives in Rockville, Maryland. Julie Paschkis is an artist and illustrator living in Seattle, Washington.

Praise For Night of the Moon: A Muslim Holiday Story

...a vibrant, visually exciting treatment .the upbeat tone of the writing is matched by Paschkis\' lively, jewel-like art...

Sweet and visually striking, this is a good choice both for children who celebrate these holidays and for others seeking a bridge to their culture.

Warm, lovely, homey.