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Crescent Moons and Pointed Minarets

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Published: April 2021
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Author: Khan
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BIC Subject: Religion & beliefs: general interest (Children's / Teenage)
Published By: Chronicle Books
 
Published: 07-Apr-2021
Format: Paperback, 36 pages, 228.6x11in
ISBN: 9781797211442
Stock Code: 7211442
Product Description
 
From a crescent moon to a square garden to an octagonal fountain, this breathtaking picture book celebrates the shapes – and traditions – of the Muslim world. Sure to inspire questions and observations about world religions and cultures, Crescent Moons and Pointed Minarets is equally at home in a classroom reading circle and on a parent's lap being read to a child.From a crescent moon to a square garden to an octagonal fountain, this breathtaking picture book celebrates the shapes – and traditions – of the Muslim world. Sure to inspire questions and observations about world religions and cultures, Crescent Moons and Pointed Minarets is equally at home in a classroom reading circle and on a parent's lap being read to a child.
Hena Khan is the author of Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns: A Muslim Book of Colors; Night of the Moon: A Muslim Holiday Story; Amina's Voice; It's Ramadan, Curious George; and other books for children. Hena is a native of Rockville, Maryland, where she lives with her husband and their two sons. You can learn more about her at www.henakhan.com or follow her at @henakhanbooks.

Mehrdokht Amini is the illustrator of Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns: A Muslim Book of Colors, Chicken in the Kitchen, Yo Soy Muslim, and other books for children. For Crescent Moons and Pointed Minarets, she was inspired by the idea of bringing classical elements of Islamic art into a modern setting. She grew up in Iran and now lives in Surrey, England.
 
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