The Night of the Moon: A Muslim Holiday Story (Hardcover)

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By Hena Khan, Julie Paschkis (Illustrator)
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Description


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…


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

KIRKUS REVIEWS
Warm, lovely, homey.

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY
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.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780811860628
ISBN-10: 0811860620
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Publication Date: September 1st, 2008
Pages: 32
Language: English