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“…simultaneously explores shapes, Islam, and the cultures of the Muslim people.” –Kirkus Reviews

Crescent Moons and Pointed Minarets: A Muslim Book of Shapes

Written by Hena Khan
Illustrated by Mehrdokht Amini
Published by Chronicle Books

From a crescent moon to a square garden to an octagonal fountain, this breathtaking picture book celebrates the shapes and traditions of the Muslim world. Sure to inspire questions and observations about world religions and cultures, Crescent Moons and Pointed Minarets is equally at home in a classroom reading circle and on a parent’s lap being read to a child.

Primary ISBN: 9781452155418

Available As: Hardcover, Paperback
Picture Book, Age 05 or older

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Setting: Various

Character’s New Arrival/New American Status: In Home Country

Book Creator(s) Connection to the Community Represented: Own Voices/Lived Experience

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