The Blessed Bananas

The Blessed Bananas : A Muslim Fable

4.6 (15 ratings by Goodreads)
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4.6 (15 ratings by Goodreads)

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Everyone in the village knows not to come near the cranky, old monkey Rico or his precious bananas. However, after some unwanted encounters, Rico learns a life-changing lesson. Find out how in this heart-warming tale of friendship, kindness and the power of prayer.
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Product details

  • 6-8
  • Paperback | 50 pages
  • 216 x 216 x 3mm | 141g
  • English
  • Soft Cover Version ed.
  • 40 Illustrations
  • 0999699121
  • 9780999699126
  • 900,418

Review quote

"A sweet story that teaches children and their parents about the blessings of generosity and how giving is truly receiving. Muslim children will love seeing their culture represented through these characters, and author Tayyaba Syed reminds us all that kindness and generosity are qualities of a believer." - Anse Tamara Gray, Founder of Rabata, Scholar, Educator & Author

"The lessons in this delightful book are numerous - the most outstanding being that the more we generously give from what we love, the more the Almighty blesses us and increases us in goodness..." - Shamira Chothia Ahmed; Scholar & Co-founder of The Rahmah Foundation

"The Blessed Bananas is a colorful and lively book that draws in its readers, young and old, from its very fi rst page. The moral of the story is based on an old adage infused with an Islamic twist that is sure to remind and soften the hearts of the believers." - Umm Juwayriyah; Educator & Author of Hind's Hands and The Size of a Mustard Seed

"Tayyaba Syed has written a masterpiece for young Muslim children. With its lovable characters, powerful lesson and such beautiful, whimsical illustrations, The Blessed Bananas is sure to become an instant classic and family favorite." - Saima Ahmed; Early Childhood Teacher
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4.6 out of 5 stars
- 15 ratings
5 67% (10)
4 27% (4)
3 7% (1)
2 0% (0)
1 0% (0)
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