Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns: A Muslim Book of Colors (Paperback)
With breathtaking illustrations and informative text, Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns magnificently captures the world of Islam, celebrating its beauty and traditions for even the youngest readers. Sure to inspire questions and observations about world religions and cultures, this entrancing volume is equally at home in the classroom as it is being read to a child on a parent's lap.
About the Author
Hena Khan has written children's books on a wide variety of topics, and she takes particular interest in writing about her Muslim culture. She lives Rockville, Maryland, with her husband and sons.
Mehrdokht Amini grew up in Iran and now lives in Surrey, England. She has illustrated 11 books for children.
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