New Release Books by Fawzia Gilani-Williams

Fawzia Gilani-Williams is the author of The Button Box (2022), Henna on My Hands (2022), Treasury of Eid Tales (2021), Yaffa and Fatima (2017) and other 14 books.

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The Button Box

release date: Apr 01, 2022
The Button Box
After Jewish fifth-grader Ava and her Muslim best friend Nadeem are called hateful names at school, Ava's Granny Buena rummages in her closet and pulls out a glittering crystal button box. It's packed with buttons that generations of Ava's Sephardic ancestors have cherished. With the help of Granny's mysterious cat Sheba, Ava and Nadeem discover that a button from the button box will take them back in time. Suddenly, they are in ancient Morocco, where Nadeem's ancestor, Prince Abdur Rahman, is running for his life. Can Ava and Nadeem help the prince escape to Spain and fulfill his destiny, creating a legendary Golden Age for Muslims, Jews and Christians?

Henna on My Hands

release date: Feb 01, 2022
Henna on My Hands
Age range 3 to 6 Squiggles and swirls, loops and curls, diamonds and dots...and a small surprise! The little girl watches as her mother traces the cool, moist patterns on her palm. Then comes the waiting. The henna must dry, nothing must touch it -- and she can be patient no longer!

Treasury of Eid Tales

release date: Dec 01, 2021

Yaffa and Fatima

release date: Aug 01, 2017
Yaffa and Fatima
Kar-Ben Read-Aloud eBooks with Audio combine professional narration and text highlighting to bring eBooks to life! Two neighbors—one Jewish, one Muslim—have always been best friends. When they both fall on hard times, can they find a way to help each other? In Fawzia Gilani's retelling of this folktale—which has both Jewish and Arab origins—differences are not always causes for conflict and friendship can overcome any obstacle.

Eid Songs (Goodword)

release date: Dec 27, 2014
Eid Songs (Goodword)
Eid-ul-Fitr is always an occasion for great fun and celebration. After a month-long Ramadan, everybody looks forward to a great Eid. Eid-ul-Fitr also calls for thanking Allah for His blessings, helping the poor and the needy around us and sharing our love and happiness with each other.

The Lost Ring

release date: Jun 09, 2020
The Lost Ring
Learn about the Muslim festival of Eid, and find out if the mystery of the lost ring can be solved.

Wake Up Waheed!

release date: Aug 04, 2019
Wake Up Waheed!
It's Ramadan and time to get up for sahoor. But no matter what Waheed's family do, Waheed will not wake up!

Zinjabeel

release date: Jun 01, 2017
Zinjabeel
Zinjabeel and her grandma are poor. They sell dates to make a living. It¿s Ramadan a time of prayer and generosity. On the eve of Layla-tul-Qadr there is a knock at the door. A needy little girl ask for some dates. This is a story about a child who puts the needs of others before her own.

The Ramadan Drummer

release date: Jan 01, 2010
The Ramadan Drummer
Ibn Serene is a Ramadan Drummer. He wakes people up for sahoor. One day a rich man comes to live in the town. He wants to sleep. ¿I will stop the Ramadan Drummer!¿ he says. Find out what happens when the rich man gives Ibn Serene a bag of gold and throws his Ramadan drum away.

Maitha's Shoes a Ramadan Story

release date: Jan 01, 2013
Maitha's Shoes a Ramadan Story
It's Ramadan and Maitha needs new shoes. Mom takes her to the mall and maitha finds the best shoes in the whole wide world! She's so happy! When Maitha goes to offer tarawih prayers, she gets worried because her shoes might get lost.When the prayer is finally finished Maitha rushes out to get her shoes but they are nowhere to be found!

Abu Firas the Fanoos Maker

release date: Jun 01, 2010
Abu Firas the Fanoos Maker
Abu Firas, the fanoos maker, was very excited, maybe tonight the Ramadan moon would appear? Suddenly fireworks filled the sky! Abu Firas shouted, ?Ahlan wa sahlan ya Ramadan!? Together Abu Firas and the children welcome the month of Ramadan in the most beautiful way.

Tina a Ramadan Tale

release date: Jan 01, 2009
Tina a Ramadan Tale
Tina doesn't have many friends ... in fact ... Tina doesn't have any friends. That's because Tina always pushes! A new girl comes to school. Her name is Zainab. Zainab loves Allah and want's to remember Him all the time. Find out what happens when Tina tries to push Zainab!

Literature-based Character Development & Islamic Children's Fiction

release date: Jan 01, 2015

Hina's Happy Heart

release date: Jul 01, 2020
Hina's Happy Heart
Hina was a happy girl. She always wore a big, big, beautiful smile. Everyone said, "Hina you have a happy heart!" When Hina starts school things happen that take Hina's smile away. Little by little her happy heart is gone. This is a story that teaches children about kindness.

Adil Ali's Shoes

release date: Jan 01, 2018
Adil Ali's Shoes
Story of Adil Ali and his old shoes; for children.

The Three Little Camels

release date: Jul 01, 2010
The Three Little Camels
The three little camels each build a tent in the desert. Along comes the big, bad wolf who wants to eat them. He threatens to huff and puff and blow their tents in if they doesn't let them in. "Not by the hump on my backy, back, back!" say the little camels. Find out what happens when the wolf huffs and puffs. This is a traditional tale which has been adapted for children living in the Middle East.
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