Note: This book features BOTH Arabic and English text.
The little tree has always wanted to travel, especially to Mecca, to perform Hajj (an islamic religious pilgrimage). But how can he travel when his roots are in the ground?
Find out how his dream comes true, and he makes the journey of a lifetime.
A Little Tree Goes For Hajj is an ideal educational tool to introduce the Hajj to children who are learning about important rituals in different world religions; includes a glossary with short definitions and explanations for readers unfamiliar with Hajj.
About the Author:
Eman Salem is an artist/illustrator who lives in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, with he husband and four children. Eman studied at the Alberta College of Art and Design, where she received a Bachelors degree in Fine Arts. Eman uses her art to bring together her diverse experiences growing up in Canada with a Palestinian Muslim heritage. Eman has illustrated other Muslim Childrens books, including Were Off to Make Umrah, Hijab Boutique, and The Victory Boys, all published by The Islamic Foundation.
A Little Tree Goes for Hajj is her first book as an author/illustrator. Emans children inspired her to write and illustrate this story by asking her if trees were Muslim too.