My First Ramadan by Karen Katz
  

My First Ramadan

Written by Karen Katz
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Synopsis

My First Ramadan by Karen Katz

Look! There is the new moon in the sky. It's time for Ramadan to begin. Follow along with one young boy as he abserves the Muslim holy month with his family. This year, the narrator is finally old enough to fast, and even the youngest readers will be interested as he shares his experiences of this special holiday.

Reviews

Clear words and simple, colorful collage illustrations show the family together as the boy learns the meaning of Muslim customs, prayers, and practices. . . . Children will appreciate the warm, personal narrative, as well as the connections with Muslims all over the world. --Booklist

Upbeat and informative . . . With her signature mixed-media and collage artwork depicting people with large, open, friendly faces, Katz accents a solid and inviting introduction to these holidays. --Publishers Weekly -Clear words and simple, colorful collage illustrations show the family together as the boy learns the meaning of Muslim customs, prayers, and practices. . . . Children will appreciate the warm, personal narrative, as well as the connections with Muslims all over the world.- --Booklist

-Upbeat and informative . . . With her signature mixed-media and collage artwork depicting people with large, open, friendly faces, Katz accents a solid and inviting introduction to these holidays.- --Publishers Weekly Clear words and simple, colorful collage illustrations show the family together as the boy learns the meaning of Muslim customs, prayers, and practices. . . . Children will appreciate the warm, personal narrative, as well as the connections with Muslims all over the world. Booklist

Upbeat and informative . . . With her signature mixed-media and collage artwork depicting people with large, open, friendly faces, Katz accents a solid and inviting introduction to these holidays. Publishers Weekly

Clear words and simple, colorful collage illustrations show the family together as the boy learns the meaning of Muslim customs, prayers, and practices. . . . Children will appreciate the warm, personal narrative, as well as the connections with Muslims all over the world. Booklist

In this simple explanation of Ramadan, a little boy explains that he will be fasting for the first time. . . . The richly patterned collage and mixed-media pictures will appeal to young children. A double-paged spread with many races and national groups illustrates the diversity of the Muslim world. Kirkus Reviews

Upbeat and informative . . . With her signature mixed-media and collage artwork depicting people with large, open, friendly faces, Katz accents a solid and inviting introduction to these holidays. Publishers Weekly

In this simple explanation of Ramadan, a little boy explains that he will be fasting for the first time. . . . The richly patterned collage and mixed-media pictures will appeal to young children. A double-paged spread with many races and national groups illustrates the diversity of the Muslim world. -- Kirkus Reviews

Upbeat and informative . . . With her signature mixed-media and collage artwork depicting people with large, open, friendly faces, Katz accents a solid and inviting introduction to these holidays. -- Publishers Weekly

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.

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Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Karen Katz
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Publisher

Square Fish an imprint of Palgrave USA

Publication date

13th May 2015

ISBN

9781250062680


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