MY FIRST RAMADAN
Title: MY FIRST RAMADAN
Author: Karen Katz / Illustrated by Karen Katz
Publisher: Square Fish
Look! There is the new moon in the sky.
It''s time for Ramadan to begin. Follow along with one young boy as he observes the Muslim holy month with his family.
This year, the narrator is finally old enough to fast, and readers of all ages will be interested as he shares his experiences of this special holiday in Islam.
About The Author
Karen Katz has written and illustrated many books for children, including The Colors of Us, Can You Say Peace?, My First Kwanzaa, Counting Kisses, and Where Is Baby''s Belly Button? Long inspired by folk art from around the world, she wrote her first book, Over the Moon, when she and her husband adopted their daughter from Guatemala, and she wanted to tell the story of welcoming Lena into their lives. Katz loves to paint and experiment with texture, color, collage and pattern. Besides an author and illustrator, she has been a costume designer, quilt maker, fabric artist and graphic designer. Katz and her family divide their time between New York City and Saugerties, New York.