by Asmaa Hussein (Ruqaya's Bookshelf)
With vivid, bright, and imaginative illustrations, this bestselling picture book about the blessings of saying "Bismillah" will keep your mini Muslim engaged during many, many storytimes!
A spinoff of the classic Stone Soup folktale, Bismillah Soup is a story about Hasan, a young Somali boy who ventures out to prepare a delicious meal for his mother. In doing so, he gathers his community together at the local Mosque for a great feast! Hasan's journey is full of unexpected twists and turns, which lead him down a path of discovering what community, generosity and reliance on Allah truly mean.
"Bismillah Soup is one of my favorite picture books about a Muslim child. It is a delightful story about a boy who uses positivity and hard work to bring his community together and overcome adversity." - Muslim Reads. To read more from this independent review, visit the following link.
For lesson plans to accompany this book, plus a review, visit the following link.
To download the Bismillah Soup recipe, visit the following page.
Recommended ages: 4+ years
Format: 40 Pages, soft-cover, perfect-bound