Author(s): Hena Khan
With breathtaking illustrations and informative text, Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns magnificently captures the world of Islam, celebrating its beauty and traditions for even the youngest readers. Sure to inspire questions and observations about world religions and cultures, this entrancing volume is equally at home in the classroom as it is being read to a child on a parent's lap.
Hena Khan has written childrens books on a wide variety of topics, and she takes particular interest in writing about her Muslim culture. Her first picture book, Night of the Moon: A Muslim Holiday Story, was one of Booklists 2009 Top 10 Religion Books for Youth. Hena is a native of Rockville, Maryland, where she lives with her husband and their two sons. You can learn more about her at www.henakhan.com. Mehrdokht Amini grew up in Iran and now lives in Surrey, England. She has illustrated eleven books for children, published in Iran, Poland, the United Kingdom, and the United States. For this work, she was inspired by the idea of bringing classical elements of Islamic art into a modern setting.