La Bendición de Zahra: Un Relato de Ramadan (Paperback)

La Bendición de Zahra: Un Relato de Ramadan By Shirin Shamsi, Manal Mirza (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Shirin Shamsi, Manal Mirza (Illustrator)
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Chicago Public Library's Best Picture Books, International Latino Book Awards Honorable Mention and Children's Book Council Hot Off the Press Reading List in 2022 Zahra hugs her cherished teddy bear and prays that Ramadan will bring her a longed-for sister. When her bear subsequently goes missing, Zahra finds herself grappling with intense feelings of loss. Over the next few weeks, as she volunteers with her mother at a local shelter for asylum seekers, Zahra befriends a displaced child, resulting in a newfound sense of gratitude and an unexpected Ramadan blessing.

About the Author

When Shirin Shamsi became a mother, she began writing stories her own children would see themselves in. She currently lives in the city of Darien, Illinois, USA, with her husband and cat. When she's not busy writing for children, Shirin spends her days sharing her love of Barefoot Books as an independent bookseller in her community.Manal Mirza is a designer and illustrator based in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Manal creates her paintings digitally and draws inspiration from her experiences. Being a young Muslim American Pakistani woman, her illustrations highlight the different identities that she juggles day to day. Manal brings her own positive outlook to her work, aiming to empower women around the world.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781646865185
ISBN-10: 1646865189
Publisher: Barefoot Books
Publication Date: March 29th, 2022
Pages: 32
Language: Spanish