This is the story of Ahmad, a little Muslim boy. Ahmad does not eat pork and avoids dishes that contain pork meat. However, he notices that his friends at school do eat ham, bacon, pepperoni… and starts to wonder why they are allowed but not him. Ahmad wants to understand why Muslims do not eat pork while others can. While visiting his grandmother, Ahmad takes the opportunity to ask her the question. His grandma explains in a simple way what it means to be Muslim and why pork meat is forbidden in Islam.
The story of Ahmad and his quest to understand why he cannot eat pork is a topic that has never been treated before in Muslim books for kids. This story is based on the Quran and helps children understand more about their faith, learning the basis as to why Muslims do not eat pork while other religions allow it. Kids will also learn not to criticize or judge others who do eat it.
This Muslim book for children is great to help parents with basic Islamic education for their kids. Through this story, Muslim kids will learn:
– More about their faith and why pork meat is forbidden in Islam
– The importance to follow Allah’s instruction given by the Quran
– To accept differences and not to judge or criticize others who do eat pork meat