Discover Islam–the faith, culture, and history that have shaped the Islamic world.
Explore the world’s fastest-growing religion–from the Prophet Muhammad to Ramadan and the Qu’ran. Learn about traditional Islamic dress, feasts, and Islam’s rich tradition of design.
Why do Muslims fast? What are the five pillars of Islam? What happens during the pilgrimage to Mecca? How did Islam spread across the world, from Spain to China? Find answers to these questions and more. Read about annual festivals in the Muslim calendar, including Eid Al-Fitr and Eid Al-Adha. View the layout of a mosque and see Islam’s role in scholarly learning, from astronomy to mathematics and medicine. Learn about the religion’s first conquests and the arms and armor of the Islamic world. Read about Islam’s important figures, including the scholar Avicenna, the explorer Ibn Battuta, and the military leader Saladin.
DK Eyewitness Books: Islam is the perfect guide for kids who want to learn about this vibrant religion and culture.
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