Muhammad

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Margaret K. McElderry Books, Jul 1, 2003 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
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Muhammad
is
the messenger of Islam.


Born in Mecca in the year 570, Muhammad grew into a sensitive and thoughtful man who believed deeply in the worship of one true god.
In his fortieth year, Muhammad experienced a revelation from the angel Gabriel that he, Muhammad, was the messenger of God. Over the next twenty-three years, he received many such revelations, all of which were written down by scribes at the time of revelation to become the Koran, the sacred scripture of Islam, a religion that is practiced by nearly one-quarter of the world's population and holds as its most sacred tenet that there is no god but God.
Through a clear text and stunning illustrations based upon those of traditional Islamic expression, the award-winning artist Demi here introduces the remarkable life of the Prophet Muhammad for young readers.

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User Review  - Jmoreeda - LibraryThing

Muhammad by Demi is an easily understood and well illustrated introduction to the story of Islam and the prophet Muhammad. I used this book in my classroom as an example of a children's picture book ... Read full review

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User Review  - Tuscany Bernier - Goodreads

This book was really cute! I found it at a local bookstore and read it in like five minutes. I would totally approve of my children reading this book. Read full review

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About the author (2003)

Demi is the award-winning creator of numerous books for children, including The Empty Pot; Buddha; The Dalai Lama; The Legend of Saint Nicholas; Gandhi, which was named a New York Times Best Illustrated Book and received an Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Award; and Muhammad, which was named a Kirkus Reviews Editors’ Choice selection, a Booklist Editors’ Choice selection, one of the Booklist Top Ten Religion Books for Youth, and a Book Links “Lasting Connections” selection, and was cited in a Publishers Weekly starred review as a “timely, exceptionally handsome biography [that] serves as an excellent introduction to Islam.” Demi lives in Carnation, Washington.

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