The Islamic Year
Suras, Stories, and Celebrations
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 Islamic Year describes the major festivals 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.
The Islamic Year is richly illustrated with a coloring calendar, Arabic calligraphy of the Names of God, traditional patterns, maps, and pictures drawn from many parts of the Islamic world.
“Education seeing to interpret Islam to non-Muslim audiences will find this an excellent resource.” —Baroness Uddin, House of Lords, Westminster
“. . . an excellent book in every way, a beacon for how to use the written word to spread knowledge, understanding, and tolerance. No school or public library should be without at least one copy.” —School Librarian
“. . . a practical and attractive tool. . . . The timing and approach of this publication could not be better, given the urgen need to engage children in this topic.” —Five to Eleven