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The Gift of Shaykh Ahmadu Bamba

The Gift of Shaykh Ahmadu Bamba

$27.01
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SKU:
FBB8913
UPC:
9780977660797
Weight:
1.50 LBS
Width:
9.00 (in)
Height:
11.25 (in)
Depth:
0.50 (in)
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Author:
Rukayat Yakub
Illustrations:
Linnaea Waynforth & Javeria Khan

The Gift of Shaykh Ahmadu Bamba is a story of a little boy who grew up to be a great author, scholar and leader as French colonization took over his land. Without gathering an army or hurting a single person, Shaykh Ahmadu Bamba helped his people face colonial forces while filling them with the love of God. His writings and message of peace still inspire people today.

   Rukayat Yakub has crafted andan extraordinary and brave portrait illuminationg the life of Shaykh Ahmadu Bamba with graceful beauty and honest insights. This book is a must-read.

           - N. Rafiq, award-winning author of the Jannah Jewels Adventure series

 

       At a time when Islam is misunderstood by many people, The Gift of Shaykh Ahmadu Bamba is the best gift that one can offer to children and parents. They will learn inspiring stories of Shaykh Ahmadu Bamba, one of Africa's greatest saints and a champion of non-violence.

           -Dr Fallou Ngom, Professor, Boston University 
 
 
 
      This spiritual, lyrical, and educational text serves as an apt tribute to Shaykh Ahmadu Bamba. Children will enjoy getting to know this important historical figure as a poet, activist, and religious scholar. 
          -Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow, author of My Mommy's Khimar, Your Name is a Song, and Abdul's Story