Crescent Moons and Pointed Minarets (Hardcover)

A Muslim Book of Shapes

By Hena Khan, Mehrdokht Amini (Illustrator)

Chronicle Books, 9781452155418, 32pp.

Publication Date: April 10, 2018

List Price: 17.99*
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Description

Crescent Moons and Pointed Minarets - Islamic book for kids


"A beautiful picture book that simultaneously explores shapes, Islam, and the cultures of the Muslim people." - Kirkus Reviews

Toddler book of shapes and Islamic traditions: From a crescent moon to a square garden to an octagonal fountain, this breathtaking picture book celebrates the shapes-and traditions-of the Muslim world.

Toddler book by author Hena Khan: Sure to inspire questions and observations about world religions and cultures, Crescent Moons and Pointed Minarets is equally at home in a classroom reading circle and on a parent's lap being read to a child.

If you and your child like books such as Lailah's Lunchbox, Numbers Colors Shapes, or The Name Jar, you will love Crescent Moons and Pointed Minarets.



About the Author

Hena Khan is the author of numerous books for children, including Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns: A Muslim Book of Colors and Night of the Moon: A Muslim Holiday Story. She lives in Rockville, Maryland.

Mehrdokht Amini is the illustrator of Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns: A Muslim Book of Colors and other books for children. She grew up in Iran and now lives in Surrey, England.


Praise For Crescent Moons and Pointed Minarets: A Muslim Book of Shapes

"A beautiful picture book that simultaneously explores shapes, Islam, and the cultures of the Muslim people." -Kirkus Reviews

"An affirming child's-eye view of Islamic religious practices." -School Library Journal

"A thoughtful, multilayered offering." -Booklist, starred review