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A Muslim Holiday Story
By Hena Khan,Illustrated by Julie Paschkis
8 x 11 in; 36 pp; full-color throughout, ages 4-8
June 2008 ISBN 9780811860628 ISBN10 0811860620
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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.
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.
ì...a vibrant, visually exciting treatmentÖ.the upbeat tone of the writing is matched by Paschkis\' lively, jewel-like art...î
Booklist, Starred Review2008-10-01 00:00:00
ìSweet and visually striking, this is a good choice both for children who celebrate these holidays and for others seeking a bridge to their culture.î
Publishers Weekly2008-07-07 00:00:00
ìWarm, lovely, homey.î
Kirkus Reviews2008-08-15 00:00:00
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