Lia tells her brother and sister about the fun things the family does during the month of Ramadan. Children will laugh at Monkey and Puppy’s antics in the kitchen while making Ramadan cookies and Jaden’s imagination while Lia tells the story. This book also reflects on sharing and giving to others. It is a great addition to your child’s library and to share at school for cultural awareness and peace education.
Lia, Jaden, and Elle are siblings with silly stuffed animals who are very much a part of the family. In this story they are excited for their holiday to begin. Lia, the oldest, tells the others about the Ramadan fun during the month-long holiday. They bake cookies and Monkey, Puppy, and Fox get very messy and need a bath. They collect presents to give to children in need and Puppy falls asleep in the bag! Lia tells Jaden that the Ramadan gift bags grow during the month and his imagination makes them all giggle. In the end Lia worries that she will not find the right Ramadan gift for her parents and her mother tells her that she has already given them the best gift. “Ramadan is about thinking of others and that is exactly what they did.”
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