15 Not to be Missed Eid Picture books for Kids

Eid is a joyous occasion! 

Muslims all over the world come together to enjoy this pious festival with their friends and family.

They share food, exchange gifts and count their blessings.

As parents  we would like to encourage our kids to be excited about Eid and teach them that Eid is more than yummy food and presents.

Here, we have curated a list of books that can teach children about the importance of giving and sharing with the less fortunate.

These books talk about the month of Ramadan leading upto the exciting night of Eid.

Take a look at the list and you will find something that you and your family will love.

1. Happy Eid! By Ladybird

eid and ramadan picture books for kids

Age:- 0+

An adorable touch and feel book for little children which engages their senses while gently introducing them to Eid.

2. Ramadan by Hannah Elliot

eid and ramadan picture books for kids

Age:- 2+

This book teaches about all the traditions of ramadan. 

Ramadan is a time to reflect on ourselves, to be thankful and a time to help others.

3. My First Ramadan by Karen Katz

eid and ramadan picture books for kids

Age:- 2+ 

Follow the journey of a young boy when he is finally old enough to fast as he observes the holy month with his family

4. I Love Ramadan by Taymaa Salhah

eid and ramadan picture books for kids

Age:- 3+

A bilingual book in English and Arabic with cheerful illustrations that show how a young boy observes the holy month.

5. Peg + Cat: The Eid al-Adha Adventure

eid and ramadan picture books for kids

Age:- 3+

A great book mixing faith and science. An interesting approach to the Eid al-Adha story for the new generation.

It talks about the importance of sharing and dividing your food in proportions to share with someone.

6. Night of the Moon by Hena Khan

eid and ramadan picture books for kids

Age:- 3+

A peek into the modern Muslim culture through the eyes of a 7 year old girl and into the ancient roots of its most cherished traditions

7. Ramadan Moon by Na’ima B Robert

eid and ramadan picture books for kids

Age:- 4+

A story describing he waxing and waning of the moon and how children perceive the oncoming of the eid festivities after a month of fasting

8. Let’s Celebrate Ramadan and Eid by Vivek Kumar

Age:- 4+

Maya, Neel and their famous pet squirrel fly to India to experience all about Ramadan including vibrant markets of Chand Raat and volunteering at the local shelter.

9. Hassan & Aneesa Celebrate Eid by Yasmeen Rahim

eid and ramadan picture books for kids

Age:- 5+

A step by step guide for children to learn about Eid celebrations. 

This book gives a good overview of what Eid and Ramadan are and what they mean.

10. R is for Ramadan by Greg Paprocki

eid and ramadan picture books for kids

Age:- 5+

A book that touches the meaning behind Ramadan which is sharing, compassion, empathy, selflessness and generosity.

It starts from A to Z so it helps your toddler recognise their alphabets.

11. It’s Ramadan, Curious George by H. A. Rey

eid and ramadan picture books for kids

Age:- 5+

A story of two friends where George joins Kareem during the Eid festivities, helps in preparation of gift baskets for the needy and watches the crescent moon

12. Under The Ramadan Moon by Sylvia Whitman

eid and ramadan picture books for kids

Age:- 5+

Simple text and illustrations describe how an American Muslim family observes the holy month of Ramadan.

13. The Gift of Ramadan by Rabiah York Lumbard

eid and ramadan picture books for kids

Age:- 5+

Did you know fasting makes a person sparkly and Sophia loves sparkles. 

When her plan to fast fails she finds another way to participate.

14. Lailah’s Lunchbox by Reem Faruqi

eid and ramadan picture books for kids

Age:- 5+

Meet Lailah, who solves her problems with the help of her teachers and in doing so she learns how to make friends who respect her beliefs.

15. Hassan and Aneesa Love Ramadan by Yasmeen Rahim

eid and ramadan picture books for kids

Age:- 5+

Hassan and Aneesha can’t wait for the month of Ramadan to begin where they read the Quran , give charity, share food and try to fast.

These are our Eid favorite books for children which have the ability to make you feel like mush. 

Is there  a book about Eid that you and your kid love?

Do let us know in the comments below!

Anu Agarwal

Anu Agarwal is a Montessori Certified trainer with more than 3 years of teaching experience. She loves reading, travelling, spending time with her daughter. She believes reading aloud with your kids is the best way to connect and bond with them.

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