Crescent Moons and Pointed Minarets: A Muslim Book of Shapes - Hardcover
TItle: Crescent Moons and Pointed Minarets: A Muslim Book of Shapes - Hardcover
Author: Hena Khan / Illustrated By Mehrdokht Amini
Publisher: Chronicle Books
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.
"A beautiful picture book that simultaneously explores shapes, Islam, and the cultures of the Muslim people." - Kirkus Reviews
AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR: Hena Khan’s picture books have garnered numerous awards: Bank Street College of Education Best Book of the Year, Parents’ Choice Recommended Seal, NCSS-CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People selection, CCBC Choices Reading List selection, Booklist Top 10 Religion Book for Youth, Chicago Public Library Best Book, and ALA Notable Children’s Book nominee, among many others.
AWARD-WINNING ILLUSTRATOR: Mehrdokht Amini received the 2016 Childrens Africana Book Award for her book Chicken in the Kitchen and has been nominated for the prestigious Kate Greenaway medal.