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Hena Khan

Hena Khan

  • 5 stars across 21 books
Hena Khan's first picture book, Night of the Moon: A Muslim Holiday Story , was a 2009 Booklist "Top 10 Religion Book for Youth." Mehrdokht Amini has illustrated 11 books for children. She grew up in Iran and now lives in Surrey, England.
1st June 2017

Amina's Voice

A Washington Post Best Children's Book of 2017 "For inspiring empathy in young readers, you can't get bett... MoreAmina's Voice

(2 reviews) Review
1st February 2012

Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns: A Muslim Book of Colors

Magnificently capturing the colourful world of Islam for the youngest readers, this breathtaking and informative picture... MoreGolden Domes and Silver Lanterns: A Muslim Book of Colors

(1 review) Review
10th April 2018

Crescent Moons and Pointed Minarets: A Muslim Book of Shapes

From a crescent moon to a square garden to an octagonal fountain, this breathtaking picture book celebrates the shapes—a... MoreCrescent Moons and Pointed Minarets: A Muslim Book of Shapes

(1 review) Review
21st May 2014

Bounce Back!: A book about resilience

Resilience the ability to recover or bounce back from problems, hurt, or loss is critical for social and emotional hea... MoreBounce Back!: A book about resilience

(0 reviews) Review
3rd March 2015

Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns: A Muslim Book of Colors

With breathtaking illustrations and informative text, Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns magnificently captures the world ... MoreGolden Domes and Silver Lanterns: A Muslim Book of Colors

(0 reviews) Review
7th June 2016

It's Ramadan, Curious George

It's the first day of Ramadan, and George is celebrating with his friend Kareem and his family. George helps Kareem with... MoreIt's Ramadan, Curious George

(0 reviews) Review
17th April 2018

Night of the Moon: A Muslim Holiday Story

Now in paperback, this sweet tale follows Yasmeen, a seven-year-old Pakistani-American girl, as she celebrates the Musli... MoreNight of the Moon: A Muslim Holiday Story

(0 reviews) Review
28th June 2018

Power Forward

From the critically acclaimed author of Amina's Voice comes the first book in an exciting new middle grade series ab... MorePower Forward

(0 reviews) Review
28th June 2018

On Point

From the critically acclaimed author of Amina's Voice comes the second book in an exciting new middle grade series... MoreOn Point

(0 reviews) Review
10th March 2020

Like the Moon Loves the Sky

A lyrical and heartwarming celebration of a mother's love for her children by the award-winning author of Golden Domes a... MoreLike the Moon Loves the Sky

(0 reviews) Review
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