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Rabiah York Lumbard

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Alexis York Lumbard aka Rabiah 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. Her most recent picture book, The Gift of Ramadan, is a heart-centered approach to the Muslim holiday that goes beyond food to the original impulse of the sacred month (Albert Whitman, April 2019). She has several other PB titles including Everyone Prays: Celebrating Faith Around the World, Pine & the Winter Sparrow, and When the Animals Saved Earth--winner of 2015 Middle East Book Award. No True Believers is her upcoming ...more

Average rating: 3.95 · 465 ratings · 150 reviews · 7 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Conference of the Birds

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The Gift of Ramadan

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Pine and the Winter Sparrow

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Everyone Prays: Celebrating...

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Angels

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“Although people all over the world pray in different ways, it is to each heart the most precious light.”
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.”
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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“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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