Like the Moon Loves the Sky
In this moving picture book, author Hena Khan shares her wishes for her children: "Inshallah you find wonder in birds as they fly. Inshallah you are loved, like the moon loves the sky." With vibrant illustrations and prose inspired by t ...more
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Gorgeous illustrations, written with so much love and heart.
Perfect for parents/guardians to read aloud with their little ones, especially Muslim families. 💛
"Inshaallah you are loved,
like the moon loves the sky."
This is a beautiful read! The book is short but the meaning behind it leaves a warm feeling in my heart. Like the Moon Loves the Sky it's not just a lyrical verse with cute graphic, but it's a reminder, a hope, and a prayer for us Muslims.
The phase Inshaallah in Arabic means "God willing" and used by many Muslims use whenever we talk about future plan; a dream or an event--just anything.
This is so beautiful and I'm going to read ...more
Hena Khan's words are lyrical and lovely.
Saffa Khan's illustrations are stunning.
Paired together, it's a gorgeous gem of a book! I bought it for all my little nieces and nephews for Eid!
The book is inspiring and I LOVE how the use of inshallah is woven throughout the book. It's like a gentle prayer mixed with a hug for your little one. Also the title of the book makes me swoon! ...more
Inshallah you speak truth and work for its sake.”
“Inshallah you find wonder in brids as they fly.
Inshallah you are loved, like the moon loves the sky.”
Told in rhyming couplets, a double-page spread for each line, Like the Moon Loves the Sky reads like a prayer, a perfect lullaby for any morning or bedtime reading. Well, it is a prayer, each line beginning with “Inshallah.”
The author leaves us a note at the front for those of who could use guid ...more
like all children should.”
“Inshallah you stand strong,
like a tree with firm roots.”
“Inshallah you are loved,
like the moon loves the sky.”
I love this so so so much. The book may be only consist of 23 pages, but every page is wonderful.
Suddenly, it reminds me of how loving my mother is. She always wants the best for me and my brother as her children. She keeps praying for us; for our safety, for our happiness, and for our life. This book literally tells me how pur