Books to teach your children about Ramadan

by Emily Gilbert |
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Starting from the evening of Wednesday 22 March until Friday 21 April, the Islamic holy month of Ramadan is a time for fasting, prayer, and thinking of others for Muslims including Muslim mums.

Whether it's through classic children's books or newer titles, books are a fantastic way of helping your youngster learn about the world around them. If you are looking for a way to explain to your child why Ramadan is such a very important time in the Islamic calendar, what about a book you can read together? They also make lovely Eid gifts for children, too.

To help you out, we've rounded up the best books to teach your child about Ramadan.

Best for illustrations

First Festivals: Ramadan
Price: £6.75


Featuring simple text, gorgeous illustrations and lift-the-flaps to reveal the moon, look inside

Best for story-telling

Tell me more about Ramadan
Price: £8.99


Follow the story of Laila, a curious young Muslim girl that wants to learn about Ramadan. This fun

Best for creativity

But...Who is Allah?
Price: £8.99


Enjoy this unique and creative book with your child that will introduce them to the religion of

Best for bedtime

My First Book About Ramadan
Price: £4.24


Inside this beautiful board book, toddlers and young children will find out about the holy month

Best for newborns

Babyu0026#039;s First Ramadan
Price: £17.07


A great one for very small children, introduce your little one to the traditions of Ramadan and

Best for nursery

Ramadan (Celebrate the World)
Price: £5.21


Learn all about the traditions of Ramadan with this book that is part of a board book series which

Best for pictures

Rashadu0026#039;s Ramadan and Eid Al-Fitr
Price: £8.26


Follow Rashad as he tries to be good all month, ready for Eid al-Fitr, when he feasts and plays!

Best for engaging

Baby Touch: Happy Eid!
Price: £5.87


With simple text, bright illustrations and touch-and-feel on every double page, this gorgeous

Best for compassion

Ramadan's Treasured Teachings
Price: £7.30


This heartwarming collection of bedtime stories aims to instill 10 core Islamic values in young

Best for great stories

My Most Exciting Eid
Price: £6.91


In this beautifully illustrated board book, your child will be introduced to the true meaning of

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