Mommy's khimar

Mommy's khimar

by Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow; illustrations by Ebony Glenn
19th April, 2018

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Selected as a Best Book of 2018 by NPR, Kirkus Reviews, School Library Journal, and Shelf Awareness!

A young Muslim girl spends a busy day wrapped up in her mother's colorful headscarf in this sweet and fanciful picture book from debut author and illustrator Jamilah Tompkins-Bigelow and Ebony Glenn.

A khimar is a flowing scarf that my mommy wears.
Before she walks out the door each day, she wraps one around her head.

A young girl plays dress up with her mother's headscarves, feeling her mother's love with every one she tries on. Charming and vibrant illustrations showcase the beauty of the diverse and welcoming community in this portrait of a young Muslim American girl's life. Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow is a passionate educator, anti-racism activist, wife, and mother of two. She is a 2016 MuslimARC Muslim Anti-Racism–AMEL Fellow. She lives in Philadelphia with her family. Mommy's Khimar is her first picture book.

Details & Specs

Author: Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow

Publisher: Salaam Reads

Format: Hardback

ISBN: 9781534400597

Publication Date: 19th April, 2018

Pages: 40

Dimensions: 216 x 279 x 10 mm

Notes: Colour Illustrations

Availability: Available, usually dispatched within 3 days

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