The Narrative 9 of Children’s Books


Nightly News With Safa : Safa’s tired of the same old sad news she sees on TV, so she comes up with a wonderful idea! She creates her own broadcast about the who, what, when, where, and why about her day at school. Her bedroom becomes her very own newsroom to tell her mom all about her day, pulling her mom away from the negative news on TV she gives her an upbeat news story to cheer her up…every night.

Zachariah’s Perfect Day : Farrah Qazi is the author of Zachariah’s Perfect Day, a beautiful book chronicling the first fasting day of a young Muslim boy. The book discusses the typical routine of Muslim families who fast during the month of Ramadan. It explains the purpose and benefit of fasting. It also speaks of the joy, peace and gratitude that envelop this holy month. The book is easy to read, and will be enjoyed by people of all faiths. Farrah Qazi is an author, lawyer, mother and tireless advocate for human rights and cohesive communities. Through her books, she hopes to foster better communication and appreciation between all cultures and religions. She is also a strong supporter of books and events that promote multiculturalism and diversity.

Islamic Nursery Rythmes : Islamic Nursery Rhymes is an endearing collection of nursery rhymes for young children to learn about the beautiful ways of Islam in a lovely experience of singing with their parents and elders. The rhymes in the book are traditional nursery rhymes reworded with timeless Islamic meaning. For example, ‘Oranges and Lemons’ is an historical rhyme about ringing the bells of East London churches as a man made his journey to his execution – and the version here, entitled ‘Assalam Alaykum’, is about mosques in East London spreading salaam (peace) and news of prayer time. The illustrations by Fatimah De Vaux Davies are attractive and highly detailed (yet faceless) to delight children and engage their interest in the actions of practicing Muslims. For example, one illustration depicts Muslims gathering around a large Qur’an that is spilling out light. In another, Muslims are performing ritual prayers upon the earth, while boats sail, and airplanes and rockets fly. These beautiful Islamic nursery rhymes can be used as songful remembrance of Allah as a resource for developing pre-recitation skills before reading the Qur’an.

Little Muslimah : Little Muslimah is a heartwarming story depicting a day in the life of a young Muslim girl growing up in the West. More than just a kids’ book about Islam, Little Muslimah beautifully captures the joy and innocence of childhood and the universal love between mother and child. Superbly presented with vibrant hand-painted illustrations by multi-award winning artist Hillary Scott. As a gentle introduction to the Islamic faith, complete with an Arabic-English glossary, this is a book to be enjoyed by children from all backgrounds and the perfect addition to any multi-ethnic library. Proudly published by Minaret Press – changing the face of Islamic children’s literature…one book at a time.

Big Elephant Fritz and The Ants: The tiny ants defeat big elephant Fritz’s threat when they decide to take action and fight for their right!  In this rhyming fantasy, the tiny ants unite and defend their colony’s mound.  They earn the respect of all the jungle animals even though they are the smallest creatures around. From beginning to end, children and adults will be intrigued by the book’s message, the enchanting creatures, and the vivid imagery. Book’s message: Stand up for your rights, no matter how small you are! With attached puzzle.

Adam to Zamzam: Adam to Zamzam is not just another children’s book. It is a stepping stone into reading proficiency. We introduce your child to the English alphabet in a fun and Islamic way. Inshallah, your child will learn the entire alphabet and pick up common English and Arabic vocabulary as well! Adam to Zamzam was created with the Muslim child in mind. However it’s also a great book for teaching cultural diversity in any home or classroom. For extra practice, please download our free alphabet flashcards from our Noon publications website. This level one reader is just the beginning of an awesome set in the making. Level 2-7 of the Islamic Phonics Series will be published over the next year. Your support will assist us in providing this much needed Islamic curriculum for our Muslim children. Thank you for helping us make this dream a reality.

Alhamdullilah For Series: is a mini gratitude journal created by two sisters Ayesha and Samina. Thus Ayeina (Aye+Ina). Genius isn’t? Masha’Allah. Ayeina also means mirror and their motto is ‘The believer is the believer’s mirror’.

When I grow Up: When I grow up I want to be a… A child’s imagination runs wild when it comes to thinking about their future! In this story, follow a little girl as her kindness and sense of adventure drive her to daydream about being a pediatrician, an astronaut and so much more. PLUS Introduce your child to Arabic writing and language!

The Shapes of Eid According to Me: From curvy crescents and swirly swirls to ovals, triangles and spheres, Eid is filled with shapes that are your very own. Follow this rhyming story of the many shapes of this special day.

Jazakh’Allah khair for reading,

~A Ducktrinor Mom~




  1. Jamila Alqarnain · August 1, 2016

    Thanks four including Adam to Zamzam!

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  2. hajar ymas · August 1, 2016

    from where can i avail this islamic books?

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    • Papatia · August 2, 2016

      Amazon insha’Allah. Click on the name of the story and it will re-direct you to a review ow an Amazon page :). Jazak’Allah khair!


  3. Papatia · August 2, 2016

    Reblogged this on Between Sisters, SVP!.


  4. tiahayesha · September 5, 2016

    Reblogged this on Converted Muslim Mum and commented:
    Assalam aleykoum,
    Report as reminder because I would like to buy some of these books in sha Allah

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  5. Papatia · September 5, 2016

    Wa aleikum salam ma soeur :). Cliques sure les mots hyperlinked et ça t’ameneras sur Amazon insha’Allah. Thank you for the reblog! 😘💐💕


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