Beginning with the red of the prayer mat her father uses five times a day as he faces Mecca through the silver of a shiny lantern that glows at night, the rich and captivating illustrations by Mehrdokht Amini make this one of the Best Children's Books of Other glints and hints of beauty are revealed in her mother's blue hijab head-covering , the gold dome of the mosque, the white kufi rounded cap worn by her grandfather, the black ink she uses to spell out Allah in Arabic letters, the brown color of dates, the orange color of the henna designs on her hands, the purple color of an Eid an Islamic holiday gift, the yellow color of the Zakat box used for charity, and the green cover of the Quran which she reads diligently.
Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns by Hena Kahn is a very special book to treasure given the beauty and the elegance of the text and the illustrations. There also is a glossary at the back defining Islamic terms. Your name. Your email. Send Cancel.
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GOLDEN DOMES AND SILVER LANTERNS — Hena Khan
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Also available as a print book. This clever read which is great for beginners, introduces readers into the world of a little girl and her faith. Red rugs for prayer, golden domes on the mosque and orange for creative leafy vines made with henna, are what this young girl sees within her faith.
Gifts, dates and black ink for writing are part of what is shared in this faith. Young readers will find beautifully illustrated pages that share various colors and even learn a few new words. The back pages share the definitions for a better understanding.
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Parents and teachers can discuss religion in other cultures. Must Read book with preschoolers and above. This lyrical rhyming book celebrates Islamic traditions through the eyes of a young girl.
Even the youngest readers will delight in discovering Muslim culture through this visually appealing read-aloud. Each page of Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns is a different color and is meant to explain aspects of a young girl's religion, Islam. Red prayer rugs, golden mosques, orange henna designs, etc. This book and the glossary at its end explain Islam simply, positively, and beautifully and is very engaging even for younger readers.
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Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns: A Muslim Book of Colors (Paperback)
It focuses on the beauty of their art and culture rather than on specific teachings from their faith. A glossary is included in the back to further elucidate on the terms used.
One of my favourite reads at OPL so far, Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns is a beautifully written and illustrated book about the customs, traditions, celebrations, and colours of Islam. Can't recommend it enough - I loved it.