A Trust of Treasures

A Trust of Treasures

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Here is a tale of praise and gratitude, to the power of the one who created the magnificent treasures of the earth and the skies and then, like a hidden treasure waiting to be known, created us. Who alone among all creatures can reflect, and accept stewardship, and bow down in love and awe. This is a world waiting to be discovered, enjoyed and respected, but too often taken for granted. Beautifully written, discover our relationship with the treasures of this world!
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Product details

  • 6-8
  • Hardback | 29 pages
  • 300 x 305 x 8mm | 411g
  • Markfield, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 20 Color illustrations
  • 0860374629
  • 9780860374626
  • 492,682

Review quote

"A Trust of Treasures is as much pleasure to read as it is to look at. Children and adults alike will be mesmerised by the poetic narration and vivid images. It is a beautiful, subtle reminder of the responsibility that human beings must have toward the world in which they live." Ummah Reads
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About Mehded Maryam Sinclair

Mehded is a professional story teller with 25 years of experience. Her career as a touring and teaching artist began with Vermont Council. She performed in various venues from school, colleges to theater. He lived in Turkey for 10 years teaching language and story telling and now resides in Amman, Jordan.
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Our customer reviews

most societies throughout time have had creation tales. these stories helped people relate to their place within creation and their reason for living. without these tales some people are left wondering about the 'meaning of life' or trying to 'find' themselves. mehded mariam sinclair has written a beautiful version of the islamic story of creation for english speaking muslims. any book that filled this need would have been a blessing, but we are doubly blessed to have a book that also captivates readers with the richness of its words and colors. this tale draws the listener in and reminds us of our duty towards the rest of creation, at once humbling and inspiring. as much as you'll want to sit and soak up all that beauty, mehded's symmetrical writing makes it easy to tell this tale without the aid of the book, making an excellent template for beginning storytellers. storytelling is a valuable skill because it allows the listener to focus on the teller as opposed to a book, and it is more flexible than book reading as regards time, place, and being involved in other activities. try to retell this story while you are taking a nature walk, washing dishes, folding or ironing clothes, etc. having said that though, the only way i could think to improve this book is to have mehded sinclair release an audio version to go with it. of course, it would be nice if it were cheaper. i've bought thousands of books and normally i pay only a fraction of the cost of this book. but it is worth every penny. if something happened to my copy, i would buy another one to replace it. and i can't think of a better recommendation than that! ***update - an audio version has been released. and it's a FREE download! and every bit as good as i've come to expect from mehded sinclair, masha'Allah, may Allah reward her. here's the link: http://www.stories-of-light.com/free-gifts/a-trust-of-treasures-free-audio-download/show more
by sa\'ada abu bakr
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