Night of the Moon
Now in paperback, this sweet tale follows Yasmeen, a seven-year-old Pakistani-American girl, as she celebrates the Muslim holidays of Ramadan, "The Night of the Moon" (Chaand Raat), and Eid. With lush illustrations that evoke Islamic art, this beautiful story offers a peek into modern Muslim culture—and into the ancient roots of its most cherished traditions.
Pages: 36 pp;
Publication: April 2018
Hena Khan is the author of numerous books for children, including Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns: A Muslim Book of Colors and Crescent Moons and Pointed Minarets: A Muslim Book of Shapes. She lives in Rockville, Maryland.
Julie Paschkis is an artist and illustrator. Her illustrations can be seen in Night Garden, which was selected by the New York Times as one of the 10 best illustrated books of 2000. She lives in Seattle, Washington.