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Hena Khan

Like the Moon Loves the Sky

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A lyrical and heartwarming celebration of a mother's love for her children by the award-winning author of Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns.
In this moving picture book, author Hena Khan shares her wishes for her children: «Inshallah you find wonder in birds as they fly. Inshallah you are loved, like the moon loves the sky.» With vibrant illustrations and prose inspired by the Quran, this charming picture book is a heartfelt and universal celebration of a parent's unconditional love.
• A reassuring bedtime read-aloud for mothers and their children.
• A perfect book for sharing Muslim family traditions and for families teaching diversity and religious acceptance.
• Hena Khan's books have been widely acclaimed, winning awards and honors from the ALA, Parent's Choice, and many others.
For families who have read and loved Under My Hijab, Yo Soy Muslim, and Mommy's Khimar.
A sweet and lovely bedtime book to help let children know they are loved and precious.
• Bedtime books for ages 3–5
• Mother's Day gift
• Islamic children's books
Hena Khan is the author of Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns, Crescent Moons and Pointed Minarets, Night of the Moon, and many other books for children. She lives in Rockville, Maryland.
Saffa Khan is an illustrator and printmaker born in Dera Ismail Khan, Pakistan, and living in Glasgow, Scotland.
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  • nadineabhas quoted4 years ago
    Inshallah you seek knowledge,
    reflect, and read.
  • nadineabhas quoted4 years ago
    Inshallah you stand strong,
    like a tree with firm roots.
  • nadineabhas quoted4 years ago
    Inshallah you speak truth
    and work for its sake.

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