Ramadan is a holy month that brings bundles of blessings to the people. We adults could easily understand those blessings and act upon them. While Ramadan brings a lot of questions to the mind of young ones. To remove any doubts and make Ramadan more clear to the children, many writers have written Ramadan books for kids.
Ramadan Books For Toddlers
Ramadan books for kids include various creative stories related to the themes of Ramadan. While being books for kids, there are some eye-catching illustrations that keep the kids attached to the books. If you have little kids at your home, you must bring these Ramadan books for kids for making them love this holy month. Here are some suggestions for the boos for your kids that they would definitely love.
Crescent Moons and Pointed Minarets: A Muslim Book of Shapes by Kena Khan and Mehrdokht Amini
This book is an illustration based story that introduces preschoolers to the basic ideas of Islam. It is a book for kids from 3 to 7 in age. It explores different shapes in accordance with Islamic teaching. The book shows scenes from mosques where people from different ethnicities pray together. It also includes a glossary explaining basic Islamic terms to the kids.
Amal’s Eid by Amy Maranville and Joshua Stevens
Amal’s Eid is a book concerned with the life of a young boy who explores the traditions of Ramadan and specifically Eid. We live with Amal in the book while he prepares for his Eid. He selects his Eid shalwar kameez, and feasts during Eid. He also has a Grandmother who tells him about the reason Muslims celebrate.
Amal’s Ramadan by Amy Maranville and Joshua Steven
This book is written by the author of Amal’s Eid. It continues with the story of the same boy, Amal who has grown. In Amal’s Eid, he was young so he could not fast. But, in this book, he has turned 12 and could fast. This book shows the early experiences of Suhoor of Amal.
Amal goes to the camp and plays tag which makes him dizzy. The camp nurse calls his mother and she makes him drink some juice. Amal gets worried about breaking his fast but then his grandmother shares her experience of her first fast.
The White Nights of Ramadan by Maha Addasi and Ned Gannon
This is a recommended reading for kids 5-10 years old. It is about the 15th of Ramadan when the moon is in a full circle and people in the Arabian gulf celebrate Georgian. All the children dress and go door to door to collect candies.
Noor and her little brothers are excited about this event. They wake up early for the morning meal. Their grandmother tells them to spend time with family and gives them lessons bout sharing. Children spend their time praying when sunset. After having their iftar, kids go out to collect candies and blow the special Ramadan lanterns.
Moon Watchers: Shirin’s Ramadan Miracle by Reza Jalali and Anne Sibley O’Brien
This is one of the inspiring Ramadan books for kids who could not fast because of an early age. It shows the life of Shirin who is too young to fast. She has a brother 3 years older than her who brags about having a fast while she does not. Shirin insists her father let her fast but he does not.
Shirin gets upset but the grandmother tells her other ways to be a good person during Ramadan. Finally, she finds her brother in a weak position in Ramadan but except for bragging, she helps him.