The second caliph of the Muslims and a close Companion of the noble Prophet; Umar ibn al-Khattab; may Allah be pleased with him; strengthened Islam through his courage and actions.
This book tells the story of Umar for young readers presenting his key achievements and milestones in his life. Umar ibn al-Khattab wandered the streets at night to find people in need; he personally helped the poor and weak and was never tempted by the luxuries or wealth a leader could be expected to enjoy. The leader of the world's largest empire; he rejected all forms of ostentation; living in a small hut and eating mainly bread and olive oil. His selflessness and modesty inspired many people to accept Islam. After the Messenger of Allah; peace and blessings be upon him, and Abu Bakr; may Allah be pleased with him; he was the greatest example for believers to follow.
The Age of Bliss Series are short-chapter, concise, subject-based "biographies" (of a sort) based on the Prophet Muhammed (PBUH) and his close companions. Each book has short, easy-to-digest 2-5 page chapters on different aspects of each of these individuals. There is a total of 10 Books in The Age Of Bliss Series.
Age Range: 9 - 13 years Grade Level: 4 - 8 Series: The Age of Bliss Series (Book 3) Paperback: 82 pages Publisher: Tughra Books Language: English ISBN-10: 1597843725 ISBN-13: 978-1597843720 Product Dimensions: 4.8 x 0.3 x 7.9 inches