Ibn Battuta: A Concise Life
Journey through the medieval Muslim world and beyond with Ibn Battuta, the greatest traveller of his time.
Ibn Battuta (1304–1368/9 CE) was no ordinary traveller. His insatiable desire to explore took him further than any other man in medieval times. But did you know that along the way he served sultans, sailed angry seas and even soared above mountains on the back of a bird?
In this short biography you will discover how Ibn Battuta’s travels took him to nearly every part of the Muslim world at the time. Between 1325 CE when he set off from Morocco and 1354 CE when he finally returned home, he had visited about forty modern countries and travelled roughly 75,000 miles, going on foot, camel, horse, wagon, boat and even sled.
In this short biography you will discover how Ibn Battuta’s travels took him to nearly every part of the Muslim world at the time.
Imam Al-Ghazali: A Concise Life0 out of 5(0)
Imam Abu Hamid Al-Ghazali is a towering figure in Islam today. But did you know that during his lifetime he was a scholar and a penniless wanderer? In this short biography you will discover how Al-Ghazali rose from his humble background as a fatherless young boy from a small town, to become a successful student, a great teacher and the most famous thinker on Islam of his time. It also reveals why, after years of success, he left behind his prestigious position and his family, and became a penniless traveller trying to experience the peace of a content inner life.
Award-winning author, Edoardo Albert, brings this most extraordinary of Muslims to life for a new generation, demonstrating his enduring influence and importance for Islamic civilization and the wider world. With numerous extracts from Al-Ghazalis own autobiography carefully rendered into contemporary English this book makes the man many consider to be one the most important Muslims in history accessible to all. Illustrated throughout with photographs, pictures and maps, the rich and diverse world that produced Al-Ghazali is also brought vividly alive.£4.99Pages : 104Binding : PaperbackPublished : 2012Age : 9-12 years - young adult
Team Spirit: The Victory Boys0 out of 5(0)
As Shabab Al-Nasr prepare to defend their trophy, in walks Amir, a player good enough to win it on his own! But for all his stunning skills, is he ready to become one of the team? And with Ibrahim battling jealousy and low self-confidence, can the Victory Boys find that winning team spirit once more?
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Watch the book trailer on Youtube!£4.99Pages : 160Binding : PaperbackPublished : 2015Age : 9-12 years
I Wonder Series – Set0 out of 5(0)
Get the ‘I wonder’ series at a discounted rate!
With this wonderful set you and your children get to explore those innocent questions your little ones ask about Allah, The Prophet (PBUH) and The Holy Quran. Filled with illustrations and age appropriate language to keep them engaged.
This set includes:
-I Wonder About Allah
-I Wonder About Allah Part 2
-I Wonder About The Prophet
-I Wonder About The Qur’an
£19.96Binding : PaperbackAge : 7-9 years - 9-12 years
Towards Understanding The Quran (Pocket size)0 out of 5(0)
Sayyid Abul A’la Mawdudi
Towards Understanding the Quran – Abridged version is a fresh English rendering of Tafhul Quran by Sayyid Mawdudi. Here is a work with a difference, by a scholar of an entirely different sort. An immense wealth of profound understanding of the Quran is here, a vast treasure of knowledge and deep insight, and a valuable exposition of some social, political, economic and legal teachings of the Quran.
(Arabic with English translation)£9.95Binding : Leather-bindingPublished : 2009Age : young adult
I Wonder About Allah (Book Two)0 out of 5(0)
The I Wonder About Islam series give young readers answers to the BIG questions they have about Islam in brilliant little books. Written in a friendly and accessible style for today’s youth, these are essential companions for questioning young minds.
Have you ever wondered about Allah? Have you ever wanted to ask how Allah will bring dead people back to life? Why Allah created the universe or why He made the Earth and humans? These questions, and many more, are explored inside.
The second book in the series that answers some of the cunning questions children ask about God (Allah).
The “I Wonder About Islam” series includes the following titles, scheduled for release over the next two years:£4.99Pages : 136Binding : PaperbackPublished : 2013Age : 7-9 years - 9-12 years
For Whom the Troubadour Sings0 out of 5(0)
Dawud Wharnsby’s unconventional approaches to writing and religion challenge paradigms of how we look at our own lives in relation to others and the world through which we all journey. This book collects together all the lyrics that have inspired communities of all faiths around the world for over two decades. Dawud’s work as a writer, inspired in part by his deep respect for spiritual scriptures and the Qur’an in particular.£6.99Pages : 184Binding : PaperbackPublished : 2009Age : 9-12 years - young adult