10 Kids' Books Perfect for Ramadan

10 Books to Read With Your Kids During Ramadan

The Holy Month of Ramadan is a time to reflect and connect with loved ones in our lives. What better way to connect with your little one than with a good book filled with colorful stories and important lessons about Ramadan. Enjoy our list of favorite Ramadan books.

1. Moon's Ramadan by Natasha Khan Kaz

Cleverly blending glimpses of different countries' celebrations with the corresponding phases of the moon, Moon's Ramadan makes Ramadan, one of the world's most widely celebrated traditions, accessible and exciting for all readers. 
Moon's Ramadan Book cover

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2. R is for Ramadan by Greg Paprocki

A fun alphabet primer celebrating the month-long Muslim observance of fasting and spiritual awareness. 

 R is Ramadan

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3. Ramadan by Hannah Eliot and Rashin Kheiriyeh 

Learn all about the traditions of Ramadan with this first book in the board book series Celebrate the World, which highlights celebrations across the globe. 

Ramadan by Hannah Eliot,  Rashin Kheiriyeh Cover image

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4. Baby's First Ramadan by DK 

Perfect for story time with little ones, this first board book introduces babies and toddlers to the holy month of Ramadan.

 Baby's First Ramadan Book Cover

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5. My First Ramadan by Karen Katz

Follow along with one young boy as he observes the Muslim holy month with his family.My First Ramadan Book Cover

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6. Aliya's Secret: A Story of Ramadan by Farida Zaman

This joyful look at Ramadan is based on the author’s own childhood experiences and is rich with facts and details about the holiday. Readers familiar and unfamiliar with the holiest month in the Islamic calendar will get swept up in the festivities, and perhaps be inspired to share a meal with their community.

Aliya's Secret A Story of Ramadan Book Cover 

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7. Crescent Moons and Pointed Minarets: A Muslim Book of Shapes by Hena Khan and Mehrdokht Amini 

"A beautiful picture book that simultaneously explores shapes, Islam, and the cultures of the Muslim people." - Kirkus Reviews  
Crescent Moons and Pointed Minarets: A Muslim Book of Shapes

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8. The Gift of Ramadan by Rabiah York Lumbard and Laura K. Horton  

This lovely multigenerational family story explores the many ways to take part in the Ramadan holiday.

The Gift of Ramadan Book Cover 

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9. Drummer Girl by Hiba Masood and Hoda Hadadj

An inspirational story of sincerity, determination, and believing in yourself.


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10. Lailah's Lunchbox: A Ramadan Story by Reem Faruqi and Lea Lyon  

This gentle, moving story from first-time author Reem Faruqi comes to life in Lea Lyon’s vibrant illustrations.

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Let us know what you and your little ones think of these books!


For more Ramadan content, check out our other blog posts 30 day Ramadan activity list for kids and Best of Ramadan Recipes.

Wishing you and your loved ones Ramadan Mubarak! 

The Rumaneh Team 

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