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Night of the Moon

Night of the Moon

A Muslim Holiday Story

By Hena Khan,Illustrated by Julie Paschkis


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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.

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Size: 8 x 11 in;
Pages: 36 pp;
full-color throughout, ages 4-8
Format: Hardcover
Publication: June 2008
ISBN: 9780811860628
ISBN10: 811860620
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.

Media Reviews

Night of the Moon

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

Night of the Moon

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

Night of the Moon

ìWarm, lovely, homey.î

Kirkus Reviews2008-08-15 00:00:00