Author: Noorah al-Gailani, Chris Smith; Helen Williams (illustrator)
Publisher: Hawthorn Press : Hawthorn House (May 2003)
Pages: 288 Binding: Paperback
Description from the publisher:
Celebrate the Islamic Year with your children! You are invited to explore Muslim festivals with this inspiring treasury of stories, suras, songs, games, recipes, crafts and art activities. The major festivals are described vividly, together with attractive projects that engage children creatively. A selection of folk tales illustrates the core values underlying Islamic culture with gentle humor and wisdom. This is a unique resource for educators and parents who want to share the spiritual wealth of Islam with children.
Noorah Al-Gailani’s family is from Iraq. She teaches Islam in Saturday schools and works as the curator for the Museum of Methodism in London.
Chris Smith is a musician and storyteller. He developed a passion for Arab folktales, myths, and legends while living in Palestine.