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Alexis York Lumbard

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Alexis York Lumbard is an American Muslim children’s book writer whose debut picture book, The Conference of the Birds with illustrations by renowned artist Demi (Wisdom Tales Press, Sept. 2012), is a contemporary retelling of the classic Islamic work by the 13th century poet Farid ad-Din Attar. A metaphor for our journey to Allah, the book follows a flock of birds as they venture to meet a long distant and much awaited King. Alexis is also the author of The Story of Muhammad: A Ballad for the Young, the first interactive children's book app about the life of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). Alexis is a contributing editor to London Link Magazine and has several upcoming titles including Angels, Everyone Prays: Celebrating Faith Ar
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Angels

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"In a fable with importance for today, this story describes how humans destroyed the peaceful existence of the animals on a secluded island. After humans harness many of the animals and put them to work for them, often mistreating them, a boy named..." Read more of this review »
Pine and the Winter Sparrow by Alexis York Lumbard
"An ancient tale where birds and trees speak to each other, a modern retelling that invites child and parent to see how kindness helps, and a fable that children of all religions and faiths can enjoy together, Pine and the Winter Sparrow is a beaut..." Read more of this review »
Pine and the Winter Sparrow by Alexis York Lumbard
"Alexis York Lumbard retells an old Native American legend in Pine and Winter Sparrow. Sparrow is hurt and cannot fly off with his family for the winter. He tries to find shelter in an oak tree, a maple tree, an elm tree, an aspen tree, but all of..." Read more of this review »
When the Animals Saved Earth by Alexis York Lumbard
“A gem of an island glimmered in the bright, blue sea. Here the winged and webbed, hoofed and horned, mighty and meek, all lived in peace.”
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“All that I am and all that I have is yours.”
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“Although people all over the world pray in different ways, it is to each heart the most precious light.”
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“A gem of an island glimmered in the bright, blue sea. Here the winged and webbed, hoofed and horned, mighty and meek, all lived in peace.”
Alexis York Lumbard, When the Animals Saved Earth: An Eco-Fable

“Soar on to the King, the crown jewel,
And then you'll truly see
That nothing is as beautiful
As His grand Majesty.”
Alexis York Lumbard, The Conference of the Birds

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What's The Name o...: SOLVED. Philosophical picture book about birds on a journey. [s] 7 60 Jun 28, 2017 07:18PM  
“Although people all over the world pray in different ways, it is to each heart the most precious light.”
Alexis York Lumbard

“He's the King of all the heavens
And all found here below.
To Him, your hearts are like this lake
Reflecting in His glow.”
Alexis York Lumbard, The Conference of the Birds

“Soar on to the King, the crown jewel,
And then you'll truly see
That nothing is as beautiful
As His grand Majesty.”
Alexis York Lumbard, The Conference of the Birds

“All that I am and all that I have is yours.”
Alexis York Lumbard, Pine and the Winter Sparrow

“A gem of an island glimmered in the bright, blue sea. Here the winged and webbed, hoofed and horned, mighty and meek, all lived in peace.”
Alexis York Lumbard, When the Animals Saved Earth: An Eco-Fable

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