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The Spider and the Doves: The Story of the Hijra

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31 pages2 hours

Summary

Beautifully illustrated throughout using a unique silhouette style. This style captures the tension and atmosphere of the story and upholds the view among some Muslims that humans should not be depicted through illustration
Covers a central story in Islamic history that is recognised as one of the most significant moments in Islam's growth and acceptance
Most of the events in this story occur during Ramadan making this an excellent gift for Eid, or for children learning about a set of events during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan
The hijra or migration of the Prophet Muhammad was used to determine the start of the Islamic calendar i.e. AH (after hijra)

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