Little Shaima learns a valuable lesson in giving for the sake of charity and reward from God after planting an apple tree with her dad. By learning to give the fruit to others, including birds, animals and humans, she overcomes the selfishness she feels about wanting to keep all the fruit to herself. Based on an Islamic Prophetic saying -Hadith- this story brings to life the struggle and joy of giving to others and will capture the interest of all.
About the Author
Mariam Al-Kalby is a storybook writer, poet, blogger, wife, and mother of two young girls from California. She received her Bachelors's in English Education and Creative Writing from California State University, Long Beach. She is a dreamer and seeks out the creative aspects of life. She loves nature and natural beauty whether it's through art, writing, photography, or architecture...she believes art is in every form and it is up to the person to see the light within.
Yee Von Chan is an illustrator based in Malaysia. She has a Masters of Communication Design and a Bachelor's from the Swinburne University of Technology in Graphic Design. She specializes in whimsical designs and illustrations. She is also the creator of Whimsy Whimsical Paper Goods.
Age Range: 4 - 10 years Grade Level: 1 - 2 Hardcover: 32 pages Publisher: Prolance Language: English Author: Mariam Al-Kalby ISBN: 978-0988507067 Dimensions: 9.1 x 0.4 x 9.1 inches