'Ramadan Without Daddy' by Misbah Akhtar


Misbah Akhtar tackles a difficult issue with her first children's book; divorce. This societal issue can be very challenging for single mothers and their childrens especially during Ramadhan. Here is a book you should add to your list of Ramadhan Children's books to foster a genuine dialogue with affected people in the ummah. We hope to get it out this Ramadhan insha'Allah.


Papatia Feauxzar

Founder & President of Djarabi Kitabs Publishing



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allas, TX June 2017 – Book publisher, Djarabi Kitabs Publishing, has released a new book called Ramadan without Daddy


It’s Khadija’s Story of Love, Courage and Hope

The concept of Divorce is very challenging for young children. This book is based around a Muslim family and the story of young Khadija helping her mother and brother. The story gives many opportunities for positive discussion for parents and educators wanting to explore this difficult concept with balanced sensitivity from an Islamic perspective.

In this compelling debut children’s bookMisbah Akhtar tackles a difficult issue; divorce. This societal issue can be very challenging for single mothers and their children especially during Ramadhan.

Misbah Akhtar is a blogger, author, activist and mother of 4. She was born and bred in London and her passions include: photography, eating Wispa bars and finding inventive ways to tease her kids. She has a background in Psychology and English Literature, and is currently working towards becoming a life coach. She is the founder of Single Muslim Mums and Editor-in-chief of Mumspiration: her own personal transformational journey.
Check out her blogs at singlemuslimmums.wordpress.com and/or mumspiration.co.uk.

The book is available for order at:

It is a 30-page paperback children’s book intended for children, parents, and educators who want to address divorce with tact.



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