Now in paperback, this sweet tale follows Yasmeen, a seven-year-old Pakistani-American girl, as she 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 peek into modern Muslim culture—and into the ancient roots of its most cherished traditions.
Size: 8 x 11 V
Age Range: 4-8
Publication Date: 06/18/2008
Julie Paschkis is an artist and illustrator living in Seattle Washington.
★ "...a vibrant, visually exciting treatment The upbeat tone of the writing is matched by Paschkis's lively, jewel-like art..."
—Booklist, Starred Review
"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."
"Warm, lovely, homey."