It’s Springtime! by Rabia Bashir illustrated by Azra Momin

Islamic School Librarian

spring time

This sweet 18 page board book introduces seasons to our littlest Muslims through rhyming lines, Islamic gratitude and activities enjoyed during certain times of the year.  It even has a “spot and talk” activity at the back and a way to explain “Alhumdulillah” to children.  The text is simple and the illustrations engaging for ages infant to pre-k.

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The book starts with spring and dedicates four pages to praising Allah swt by appreciating the flowers and baby animals before looking forward to summer, that is on its way.

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Summer is also four pages of saying Alhumdulillah for the sunshine, ice cream, the beach, and sandcastles, before heading off to autumn.

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The book covers all four seasons and mentions that after winter is spring again.  The book’s size and the thickness of the pages makes it great for toting around for little ones, and the flowing lines make it a quick…

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Published by shireenhakim

Shireen Hakim is Mexican-Pakistani-American author from Los Angeles, California Her award-winning refugee story is published in the OUT OF MANY, ONE: CELEBRATING DIVERSITY anthology by Houston Writers Guild. Shireen is Buzzfeed Contributor and is a NetGalley Top Reviewer. She has written for Book Riot and NaNoWriMo.

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