Follow the trials and tribulations of the sweet; gentle and pious Zahra when her parents die and she is left with an uncaring stepmother. A well-crafted Islamic version of the classic Cinderella story; in which faith; goodness and prayer are rewarded in the end. ……this children’s book (ideal for ages 4-8) was definitely a refreshing; new take on one of the oldest stories in history. Islamic lessons are woven in nearly seamlessly and teach the reader that faith; goodness; and prayer are rewarded in the end. Complementing the story are its colorful storybook pages; simple and vibrant illustrations by artist Shireen Adams. This children’s storybook is ideal for parents who want to share traditional fairy tales with their children but teach Islamic values at the same time.