Umm Aiman: The Helper of Prophet Muhammad’s Mother
‘Umm Aiman’ another book in the series about the companions of the Prophet Muhammad صَلَّى ٱللّٰهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ is a delightfully written exploration of the life of Umm Aiman an Abyssinian slave who worked as a maid in the house of Aminah, the Prophet Muhammad صَلَّى ٱللّٰهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ mother. The Prophet Muhammad صَلَّى ٱللّٰهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ revered her as a mother because she looked after him and raised him after his mother’s death.
The main focus is on her life in Makkah – first as a slave and then as a freed woman how she became a Muslim her marriage motherhood her migration to Madinah and her belief in the Prophet Muhammad صَلَّى ٱللّٰهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ and his mission. She endured hardships bravely and played a significant role in spreading the message of Islam.
The colourful illustrations that accompany the stories will make this an enjoyable read for children as well as adults and will help them learn about and appreciate the life of Umm Aiman.
Author: Sr. Nafees Khan
Pages: 32 pages
Format: Paperback, 23 x 18 cm
Reading Age: 7 years old and above