Night of the Moon, by Khan, Hena
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- ISBN: 9780811860628 | 0811860620
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 9/1/2008
Yasmeen, a seven-year-old Pakistani-American girl, 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 window into modern Muslim culture-and into the ancient roots from within its traditions have grown."Warm, lovely, homey." (Kirkus Reviews)"Sweet and visually striking, this is a good choice both for children who celebrate these holidays and for others seeking a bridge to their culture." (Publishers Weekly)"...a vibrant, visually exciting treatment....the upbeat tone of the writing is matched by Paschkis' lively, jewel-like art..." (Booklist, Starred Review)