The Spider and the Doves by Farah Morley
The Story of the Hijra

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The Prophet Muhammad is besieged on all sides by his enemies. Then God sends him some unlikely helpers in the form of a pair of doves and a spider. Told from their perspective, this retelling of a classic true story from the Prophet's life weaves a tale that shows how even the smallest of us can have a great destiny.

Stunningly illustrated in a unique silhouette style by the author, The Spider and the Doves will enchant and enlighten children of all faiths for years to come.

It's being released just in time for Ramadan.

Farah Morley lives in Wales, United Kingdom. She has lectured to diverse audiences, including the BBC, the internationally renowned Beyond the Border festival, The Quest Foundation, and the UK government. She lives in Wales with her husband and their children. The Spider and the Doves is her first book for children.


 

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Farah Morley: Farah Morley has lectured to diverse audiences, including the BBC, the internationally renowned 'Beyond the Border' festival, The Quest Foundation and the UK Government. She lives in Wales with her husband and their children.
 
Published June 26, 2012 by The Islamic Foundation. 30 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The image of a tiny creature standing up against stronger forces unites disparate faiths.) An unobtrusive asterisk and plus sign are used when Muhammad and Abu Bakr’s names are mentioned to indicate that Muslims should say a blessing after the Prophet’s name and the name of his companion.

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