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Retold by the renowned Egyptian author Ahmed Abo Knegar, illustrated by leading illustrator Mohsen Abou El-Azm, and published in conjunction with Real Reads' Egyptian partner publisher, Bardi Books, this vitally important title brings the real story of Muhammad vividly to life, and will help young readers to understand the importance of the Prophet's life to all Muslims.This version of the Prophet's life is charmingly written and refreshingly retold, and will appeal strongly to its intended young audience.[this in italics and tabbed right] Ziauddin Sardar, writer, broadcaster and cultural criticThe life of the Prophet is full of exciting adventures, and this book captures these in a very graphic and vivid manner. The juxtaposition of Arabic calligraphy, beautiful illustrations and fluent narrative makes this book very attractive. I highly recommend it.[this in italics and tabbed right] Musharraf Hussain al-Azhari, Imam, Karimia Institute, NottinghamThis account based on original sources is concise, readable and moving. It describes the key moments in the eventful life of the Prophet Muhammad, whose powerful message about worshipping the one true God would transform Mecca, then Arabia, and then the world.[this in italics and tabbed right] Shawkat M. Toorawa, Associate Professor of Arabic Literature and Islamic Studies, Cornell University

Muhammad: The Life of the Prophet

based on original sources

Retold by Ahmed Abo Knegar

Illustrated by Mohsen Abou El Azm

ISBN 978-1-906230-62-3


Can people learn the wisdom of thinking about others, and not just about themselves?

Muhammad is an honest trader living in Mecca. He is happily married to a wealthy merchant, and they have lovely children. Life should be wonderful. But for Muhammad it isn’t enough. He begins to spend long periods of time alone, thinking deeply about life and his relationship with God.

One day when he is in the mountains Muhammad receives a message from God. He must share it with all those around him, knowing that it will completely change the way in which people understand their lives. But will anybody believe in his message? What if some people don’t want to listen?

This is the story of the life of the Prophet Muhammad, the man who brought to the world the message of Islam, a religion that today has millions of followers around the globe.

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