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LIBRARY FINDS: 'The Ramadan Adventure Of Fasfoose Mouse' | MAMANUSHKA
Book By Ediba Kezzeiz. Last few days of Ramadan and I think it’s just enough time to squeeze in a review for a Ramadan book you might not have come across. This one is ideal for a child who may be ready for the next step after picture books. I must admit I was quite surprised to come across this book when a fellow Muslim mama posted a photo of her library ‘book haul’ online. My eyes scanned the titles, most of which us mothers gleaning out ‘fun islamic children’s literature’ – are already familiar with. All are wonderful books like, ‘Ramadan Moon‘, ‘Under The Ramadan Moon’, ‘My First Ramadan’ … but the zealous reader and mother that I am we either already owned them or had at some point read them in the past. All except one. How is it that I had never come across this rather dog-eared book with a delightfully ‘vintage’ look to it from the quirky two tone illustrations to the adorable name of the protagonist mouse in the title ‘Fasfoose’? I took a quick screenshot of the photo and presented it to our lovely children’s librarian at our next library pit stop! She had …