Originally posted on A Muslimah’s writings: “Who could I be?” by Shoohada Khanom is such a cute and adorable book Ma sha Allah. I totally loved reading it.? It is full of rhyming sentences, has beautiful sound words(onomatopoeia), cute illustrations and an excellent message: Linking all the beautiful animals to the Creator. This is…
Originally posted on A Muslimah’s writings: “Ramadan without Daddy” by Misbah Akhtar is a book aimed at kids whose parents are not together anymore.? This book is different and is targeted at a specific audience. Divorce is difficult for the couple but kids are hit the hardest. They don’t understand what has happened and…
Originally posted on The Imperfect Muslimah: Ramadan Without Daddy was written by Misbah Akhtar and illustrated by Vicky Amrullah. It was published by Djarabi Kitabs and is available here. This story is one that I would have loved to have when I was growing up. Ramadan has never had Daddy for me and I think…
“My best part in the book. According to Muhammad Ali, ” The man who has no imagination has no wings.” Nusaybah, Struggles with my Nafs
Assalamu alaikum warahmatuLlah wabaratuHu 😊
So anyone that knows me, knows how much I love reading books. If a book looks interesting enough (yes, I judge books by their covers sometimes) regardless of genre or even the intended audience, I’d pick up and read.
Can you imagine my happiness getting two books to review? Yay, life! 💃
Alright, BismiLlah 💓
Two awesome children books by Shoohada Khanom out for the world to enjoy !
Little Blue Skater Boy.
Publisher: Djarabi Kitabs Publishing
Illustrators : Mariana Marangoni and Gillian Tolentino
” When Isa is asked to take biriyani to his Nanni’s house, some one decides to jump out at him and then tag along. A re-telling of ‘Little Red Riding Hood’ with many twists. ”
I absolutely LOVED this story. What makes this book different from every other retelling is that it is ISLAMIC.
Need I say more ?
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Originally posted on Fabulously Liberated: Title: Little Blue Skater Boy Author: Shoohada Khanom Category: Children Fiction Publisher: Djarabi Kitabs Publishing This is the story of Isa who was going to take some Biryani for his Naani but not before a jinn had her eyes on him. It portrays to kids the power of du’a.Those daily ones…
Originally posted on Fabulously Liberated: Title: Imagine Author: Shoohada Khanom Category: Children Fiction Publisher: Djarabi Kitabs Publishing May I start by saying Sarah is a wonderful kid. I love her creative mind. Now you are wondering who Sarah is, right? She is Yunus’ sister. Yunus wants to talk to her just before bed time but not before…
Originally posted on Stoori Khan: “Kamillah – The Butterfly” is a beautiful children’s book written by Shoohada Khanom and published by Djarabi Kitabs Publishing. Kamillah is a caterpillar who, when gets hungry, eats different sizes of leaves and continue to grow. As she grows bigger and bigger, she gets very concerned and asks her friend…
Originally posted on Stoori Khan: “Who Could I Be” is a thought provoking children’s book written by Shoohada Khanom and published by Djarabi Kitabs Publishing. The book hints at guessing the animals through describing their features and characteristics in a poetic way and in the riddle form. What I really appreciate about this book is…
Title: Kamillah The Butterfly
Author: Shoohada Khanom
Category: Children Fiction
Publisher: Djarabi Kitabs Publishing
The story is of Kamillah, a caterpillar who is confused about life changes. She has a wonderful friend Bilqis who encourages her through the changes. The book is easy to read and the colours and illustrations are so pretty MashaAllah!
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Two of these arrived yesterday from CreateSpace, and we cut it a little close but we made it alhamdullilah. I loved all these manuscripts the minute I read them masha’Allah. I had to have them 🙂 subhanallah. So DKP accepted them all! There are four of the most creative and loveliest children’s book stories I have ever read mA! I pray we can find more stories like that for Muslim children insha’Allah. My son enjoys the illustrations for sure.
Little Blue Skater Boy : When Isa is asked to take biriyani to his Nanni’s house, someone decides to jump out at him and then tag along. A re-telling of ‘Little Red Riding Hood’ with many twists.
Imagine : It’s bedtime! Yunus wants to talk but his sister Saarah goes on a imagining spree. She talks about animals, and dinosaurs and aliens as friends. She talks about sending an Eid gift to orphans and cooking extra meals in Ramadan for the poor, and a whole lot more! A fun, creative story, that also shows a loving sibling relationship.
Who Could I Be? Through the book, children will learn about animals and their distinctive features, and the repetitive use of questioning encourages them to use the clues to keep guessing and wanting to turn the page to find out what animal it is. Most importantly, it sheds light on and promotes the beauty of our Creator’s creations.
Kamillah the Butterfly : Kamillah is a caterpillar who is struggling to understand life’s changes. With a friend by her side and discovering a beautiful surprise at the end of her cycle, she happily accepts the biggest change. A lovely book any child can relate too. It will definitely leave little ones wanting to read it repeatedly.
Of course they are all 5 stars for me. Read them and tell us if they don’t deserve that rating ;)!
Jazakh’Allah khair for reading,
~A Ducktrinor Mom~