Crescent Moons and Pointed Minarets: A Muslim Book of Shapes (Hardback)

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Price £5.99

  • We would recommend for 3.5yrs+
  • Why we like it: beautiful illustrations to introduce young children to Islamic culture, practices and words 


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.
  • We recommend for 3.5yrs+
  • Publisher: Chronicle Books 
  • ISBN: 9781452155418 
  • Number of pages: 32 
  • Dimensions: 229 x 279 mm

Hena Khan (author)Mehrdokht Amini (illustrator)

Media Reviews:

An affirming child’s-eye view of Islamic religious practices.” – School Library Journal
A beautiful picture book that simultaneously explores shapes, Islam, and the cultures of the Muslim people.” – Kirkus Reviews
A thoughtful, multilayered offering.” – Booklist, starred review



About the Author

Hena Khan is the author of numerous books for children, including Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns: A Muslim Book of Colors and Night of the Moon: A Muslim Holiday Story. She lives in Rockville, Maryland.

Why We Love It

Very different and inspirational books for both babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers. So many to add to the collection!

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