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.
I Wonder About The Prophet (Book Three)0 out of 5(0)
Have you ever wondered what the Prophet Muhammad believed before he became a prophet, why he is so important or why he is praised so often? You might wonder how he treated animals and children or if he performed miracles. All of these questions, and many more, are explored inside.
The third book in the series that answers some of the cunning questions children ask about the Islam.
- Why do we need Prophets?
- Why was the Prophet born in Makkah?
- What was Muhammad like before he was a Prophet?
- Who named the Prophet?
- What is Salawat?
- Did the Prophet know how to read and write?
- Why was a person chosen to deliver Allah’s message?
- Did the Prophet Muhammad perform miracles?
- How did the Prophet treat animals?
- Did the Prophet like children?
- Did the Prophet have fun and joke with his friends?
- What is the Sunnah of the Prophet Muhammad
- “If the Prophet lived today would he clean his teeth with miswak (stick toothbrudh) or with a toothbrush?”
Other Books in the series£4.99Pages : 160Binding : PaperbackPublished : 2016Age : 7-9 years - 9-12 years
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
S.M Atif Imtiaz
Wandering Lonely in a Crowd: Reflections on the Muslim Condition in the West is a timely collection of essays, articles, lectures and short stories that have been written during the Bush years, a time of political uncertainty for British Muslims after 2001. They cover the themes of integration, community cohesion, terrorism, radicalisation, cultural difference, multiculturalism, identity politics and liberalism.
Imtiaz responds to the predicament of being a Muslim in modern Britain. Beginning with a raw and unedited response to the terrorist attacks of 9/11 and ending with Obamas election, these pieces cover the numerous facets of the debate that surrounds British Muslims today. The book sets out a narrative for these years and a response that argues that British Muslims should move away from identity politics towards Islamic humanism. ‘S.M. Atif Imtiaz has worked in Equalities for the National Health Service, holds a doctorate in social psychology from the London School of Economics, and is a longstanding community activist.
“Imtiaz is telling us to wake up to some tough global realities. Islam matters, more than anything else. Not just because it offers the most compelling and widely-followed alternative to turbo-capitalism, but because it does so on the basis of monotheism, history’s most powerful idea. In these essays, spanning British and global Islamic issues of burning moment, Imtiaz reminds us that God has not gone away.”- Abdal Hakim Murad, Dean, Cambridge Muslim College.
“From student radicalism in the nineties to Muslims at the centre of a national security policy in the 2000s, Atif Imtiaz’s generation has had to confront issues of identity, belonging, loyalty, commitment and their faith in much harsher, more polarised terms than most. A careful thinker, drawing inspiration from many different sources including, of course, his Islamic faith, Imtiaz is one of those who is exploring and articulating what a twenty first Western expression of his religion might mean.” Madeleine Bunting, associate editor and columnist, The Guardian£7.99Pages : 184 - 424Binding : PaperbackPublished : 2011Age : young adult
Abu Bakr: The First Caliph0 out of 5(0)
Muhammad Rashid Feroze
A brief biography of this prominent and beloved Companion of the Prophet Muhammad and first Caliph after the Prophet’s death.£2.25Pages : 44Binding : PaperbackPublished : 1982Age : 9-12 years
A Day with the Prophet (Revised Edition)0 out of 5(0)
Ahmad von Denffer
A Day with the Prophet is a short but comprehensive guide for anyone who would like to know about the Prophet’s instructions regarding daily life. It invites Muslims and non-Muslims to acquaint themselves with the prophet’s sunnah (acts and sayings) and inspires them to follow it with sincerity and devotion.
The ahadith have been selected from well-known collections of hadith-literature to present a composite picture of the life of the Prophet described in the Qur’an as the best model for humanity.
About the Author
Ahmad Von Denffer was born in Germany in 1949. He studied Islamic and social anthropology at the University of Mainz. He was at the Islamic Foundation, Leicester as Research Fellow in 1978-1984. He is currently working with the Islamic Centre, Munich, Germany. His other publications include: Literarture on Hadith in European Languages: A Bibliography; a German translation of Nawawi’s Forty Hadith; A Day With the Prophet in both English and German; and other works£4.95Pages : 144Binding : PaperbackPublished : 2015Age : young adult
Dr Hany El Banna: A Servant to the World’s Poorest People0 out of 5(0)
Dr Hany El Banna, the founder of Islamic Relief Worldwide, is a tireless humanitarian activist working for the world’s poorest people. Follow his footsteps as he moves to the UK as a young doctor, only to become the president of a global humanitarian relief organisation. From underground tunnels in war-torn Bosnia to the cyclone ravished villages of Bangladesh, find out what drove Dr El Banna to people in need. The story of his efforts to establish Islamic Relief around the world is at once a warm, inspiring and occasionally eccentric tale of humanity.
This is the first part in the ‘Muslims in the Modern World’. This series brings together the lives and personalities of a range of influential and fascinating Muslim figures. They are filled with rare images, illustrated maps and personal anecdotes giving the reader a unique viewpoint into their lives. The short biographies will inspire young readers and introduce them to a set of unique and captivating role models in the modern world.£5.99Pages : 120Binding : PaperbackPublished : 2011Age : 9-12 years - young adult