DK Eyewitness Books: Islam (Hardcover)
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From Ramadan and the Qur'an, to the traditional dress and artistic motifs, learn all about the world's fastest growing religion in this unique guide.
Packed with stories of Islam's evolution and spread, Eyewitness Islam comes with colorful images, detailed illustrations of ancient objects, and narratives that bring Islamic culture alive on the page. Delve into Islam's rich heritage and community, discover the trade and travel stories of Muslim armies, learn about the traditional attire and symbols of the religion, and much more.
This children's book explores the religion's vibrant history while answering questions such as why Muslims fast, what the five pillars of Islam are, and what happens during the pilgrimage to Mecca. The visual guide helps you understand how Islam travelled across countries, from Spain to China, and gives a fascinating account of how the Islamic faith influenced cultures around the world.
Gain insight into the layout of a mosque, the lives of important figures, as well as scholarly feats in astronomy, mathematics, medicine, and other sciences.
All this and more makes Eyewitness Islam the perfect guide for kids, helping them to understand this important religion and discover its fascinating history and culture.
About the Author
DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world leading illustrated reference publisher and a member of the Penguin Random House division of Bertelsmann. DK publishes highly visual, photographic non-fiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 100 countries and over 60 languages, with offices in the UK, India, US, Germany, China, Canada, Spain and Australia.
DK's aim is to inspire, educate and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics, with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products.
Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery and parenting.
DK’s extensive children’s list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the best-selling LEGO® books.
DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series.