Hamza Attends A Janaza

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Hamza’s usual fun Saturday is cancelled when his family receives the sad news that Uncle Sameer has died. Follow Hamza through the day as he learns about the various aspects of a janaza. This story is a gentle introduction to attending an Islamic funeral, told from a child’s perspective. It familiarises children with the etiquettes and some of the rituals surrounding a funeral and provides an opportunity for important discussions around death and the afterlife in an age-appropriate manner.

There's a helpful section at the end which includes a glossary of words, discussion points for parents to use with their children, the duas around death as well ahadith. 

About the Author 

Shabana Hussain is a teacher from Lancashire who writes faith-inspired children's picture books. Through representation, she hopes to help young readers feel empowered and confident to embrace their unique culture, and individual identity and spread kindness. 

Author: Shabana Hussain
Illustrator: Atefeh Mohammadzadeh
Format: Hardback
Pages: 37
Published: 2022
ISBN: 9780860378938
Dimensions: 15 x 23 x 1.5 cm

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