Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns: A Muslim Book of Colors - Hardcover
TItle: Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns: A Muslim Book of Colors - Hardcover
Author: Hena Khan / Illustrated By Mehrdokht Amini
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Magnificently capturing the colorful world of Islam for the youngest readers, this breathtaking and informative picture book celebrates Islam's beauty and traditions. From a red prayer rug to a blue hijab, everyday colors are given special meaning as young readers learn about clothing, food, and other important elements of Islamic culture, with a young Muslim girl as a guide. Sure to inspire questions and observations about world religions and cultures,Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns is equally at home in a classroom reading circle as it is being read to a child on a parent's lap.
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.