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Books to teach your children about Ramadan

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Starting from the evening of Tuesday 13 April until Wednesday 12 May, the Islamic holy month of Ramadan is a time for fasting, prayer, and thinking of others for Muslims.

If you are looking for a way to explain to your child why Ramadan is such a very important time in the Islamic calendar, what about a book you can read together? Here is our pick of the best books to teach your child about Ramadan. 

A great one for very small children, introduce your little one to the traditions of Ramadan and the festivities of Eid al-Fitr with this first picture book. It's ideal for storytime and provides lots of opportunities for parent-and-child interaction, bringing the celebrations of Ramadan to life through engaging, real-life photos.

This lyrical story, with luminous illustrations, serves as an introduction to Ramadan - a time for reflection and ritual with family and friends.

Follow the story of Laila, a curious young Muslim girl that wants to learn about Ramadan. This fun story for both children and parents, allows kids to start comprehending religious concepts while also sparking their curiosity.

Inside this beautiful board book, toddlers and young children will find out about the holy month of Ramadan, it's meaning and purpose, as well as how and why it is celebrated.

Enjoy this unique and creative book with your child that will introduce them to the religion of Islam, and offer your child a positive and comforting perception of the belief, culture and way of life. 

Learn all about the traditions of Ramadan with this book that is part of a board book series which highlights celebrations across the globe. Young readers learn that Ramadan is a time to reflect on ourselves, to be thankful, and a time to help others.

Follow Rashad as he tries to be good all month, ready for Eid al-Fitr, when he feasts and plays! This books helps your youngster to understand how people celebrate this special time of year.

  • Author: Emily Thorpe Emily Thorpe
  • Job Title: Digital Writer

Having written for Mother&Baby magazine for four years where she wrote news, product pages, features and interviewed celebrities such as Paloma Faith and Fearne Cotton, Emily now works as Digital Writer for Mother&Baby online where she specialises in travel and product reviews. 


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