Search results for: 'muslim'

Franklin Watts

Islam

Izzi Howell
Authors:
Izzi Howell

Explore the religion of islam, from what people believe, to a Muslim life, special days and festivals. For children progressing through Book Bands, it is suitable for reading at level 9: Gold.The Info Buzz series, for age 5+, helps children develop their knowledge and understanding of the world by covering a wide range of topics in a fun, colourful and interactive way. The books have a lively design, engaging text and photos, questions to get children thinking and talking and teaching notes. Each title is written in conjunction with a literacy consultant and features book band guidance and downloadable activity sheets online.

Franklin Watts

A Muslim Life

Cath Senker
Authors:
Cath Senker
Wayland

Happy Eid al-Fitr

Joyce Bentley
Authors:
Joyce Bentley

Eid al-Fitr is celebrated by Muslims worldwide to mark the end of Ramadan fasting and this book let's children discover how people around the globe celebrate this important festival and what it means to them, with age-appropriate language. This history, preparation and celebration of the festival are all visualised with beautiful photography, capturing the many ways in which this festival is marked. This approach offers children a visually arresting and diverse introduction to one of the most celerated religious festivals.Ideal for leisure reads, use in the classroom and to support cross-curricular studies.

Wayland

Death

Sarah Levete
Authors:
Sarah Levete

This book looks at how death is marked in many different ways by different religions and secular cultures. It looks at the ceremonies of Sikhs and Hindus who cremate the bodies of the deceased, and the Christians and Jewish burials. Find out why Muslims are buried facing Makkah, their holy city, and why some Buddhists are given a sky burial in which their body is left exposed to the elements. The Journey of Life series looks at the rites of birth, coming of age, marriage and death, and how religions and cultures celebrate them. It raises topical issues surrounding these stages and how they are marked by different religions.

Wayland

Birth

Ronne Randall
Authors:
Ronne Randall

This book looks at how birth is marked in many different ways by different religions and secular cultures. It looks at the naming ceremonies of Sikhs and Hindus, the Christian baptism and the Jewish brit milah. Find out why Muslims make sure that the first words their child hears are those of player, and why Buddhists take their babies to be blessed by a monk.The Journey of Life series looks at the rites of birth, coming of age, marriage and death, and how religions and cultures celebrate them. It raises topical issues surrounding these stages and how they are marked by different religions.

Orion Children's Books

The Little Green Drum

Taghreed Najjar, Lucy Coats
Authors:
Taghreed Najjar, Lucy Coats

Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.Samia's dad is very important. Every Ramadan he wakes the whole village up in time for breakfast. But this year, things are different and Samia must show everyone how strong and brave she can be.Originally published in Arabic, but now retold for a English-speaking audience, this is a charming and empowering story about Ramadan, fasting and the ability of girls to do any job they put their mind to.

Wayland

To The Muslim Faith

Katie Dicker
Authors:
Katie Dicker

This book provides an inside introduction to the Muslim religion. Learn about food and fasting, mosques and how Muslims pray, who Muhammad was and Muslim festivals.

Wayland

Fundamentalism

Sean Connolly
Authors:
Sean Connolly
Orion Children's Books

I Am A Woolly Hat

Vivian French, Salma Koraytem, Betania Zacarias
Contributors:
Vivian French, Salma Koraytem, Betania Zacarias

Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.Basma has been wondering a lot about love. What is it like? Does it have a shape or a colour or a taste? Is it like a coat or a jumper or a shawl? Or is it like a warm woolly hat? This charming new Early Reader story from the United Arab Emirates will be enjoyed by everyone, parents and children alike - and in particular fans of GUESS HOW MUCH I LOVE YOU.

Wayland

Muslim Festivals

Honor Head
Authors:
Honor Head
Orion Children's Books

My Own Special Way

Mithaa alKhayyat, Maya Fidawi
Contributors:
Mithaa alKhayyat, Maya Fidawi
Orion Children's Books

An Act of Love

Alan Gibbons
Authors:
Alan Gibbons
Franklin Watts

I Am Muslim

Cath Senker
Authors:
Cath Senker
Orion Children's Books

Caught in the Crossfire

Alan Gibbons
Authors:
Alan Gibbons
Wayland

Islam

Honor Head
Authors:
Honor Head

This title looks at mosques s and what they mean to those who follow Islam. The religious services that people participate in, signs and symbols important to Muslims, festivals and holy places are also looked at in detail.

Franklin Watts

Muslim Iman

Akbar Dad Khan
Authors:
Akbar Dad Khan

Franklin Watts

We are Muslims

Philip Blake
Authors:
Philip Blake

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Popcorn: A Year of Festivals Resources

A Year of Festivals is a series of four books in the Popcorn range that introduce children to the main religious celebrations in Christianity, Islam, Judaism and Hinduism. Download teacher resources here.

Cath Senker

Cath Senker is a children's non-fiction writer who specialises in writing about modern history, global issues and world religions. Her latest history titles include Living Through the Vietnam War (Raintree, 2011), Our World Divided: Israel and the Middle East (Wayland, 2011) and A Cultural History of Women in America: Women Claim the Vote (Bailey Publishing, 2011). She has a particular interest in the topics of migration, refugees and racism and recently wrote Mapping Global Issues: Immigrants and Refugees (Arcturus, 2011). In her work, Cath aims to highlight individuals' experiences and to present different viewpoints in a non-judgemental way as a basis for discussion.Cath also works as a project manager and editor on non-fiction titles for both children and adults. Before embarking on a freelance career, she worked as a commissioning editor for a children's educational publishing company for eight years. She is also an experienced ESOL teacher. Cath volunteers with City Reads, a project that aims to widen the enjoyment of books and reading among people of all ages, especially people from disadvantaged communities. She is a also a keen amateur cyclist, cook and gardener.

Joyce Bentley

Joyce Bentley was a publisher of children's non-fiction for more than 10 years having also commissioned and edited over 1,000 books. As a writer she specialises in books for young children on science and religion. Based in Twickenham, she divides her time between writing and commissioning for children's non-fiction - a job she absolutely loves