Chronicle Books

Chronicle Books Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns – A Muslim Book of Colours (Paperback)

Chronicle Books

Chronicle Books Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns – A Muslim Book of Colours (Paperback)

£5.99

Product Code: CR002

Age: 3y+

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Chronicle Books Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns – A Muslim Book of Colours (Paperback)

With breathtaking illustrations and informative text, Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns magnificently captures the world of Islam, celebrating its beauty and traditions for even the youngest readers. From a red prayer rug to a blue hijab, readers will learn about a different colour of the Muslim world on each spread with a young Muslim girl and her family as a guide. Sure to inspire questions and observations about world religions and cultures, it is equally at home in a classroom reading circle as it is being read to a child on a parent’s lap.

Paperback: 32 pages

ISBN: 9781452141213

Dimensions: 22.9 x 0.6 x 27.9 cm

Written by: Hena Khan

Illustrated by: Mehrdokht Amini

About the author: 

Hena KhanHena Khan has written childrens books on a wide variety of topics, and she takes particular interest in writing about her Muslim culture. Her first picture book, Night of the Moon: A Muslim Holiday Story, was one of Booklists 2009 Top 10 Religion Books for Youth. Hena is a native of Rockville, Maryland, where she lives with her husband and their two sons.

 

 

 

About the illustrator: 

Mehrdokht Amini grew up in Iran and now lives in Surrey, England. She has illustrated eleven books for children, published in Iran, Poland, the United Kingdom, and the United States. For this work, she was inspired by the idea of bringing classical elements of Islamic art into a modern setting.