This is a set of twelve very useful books for education of children from the age of 4 to 5 years till higher grades of school. These books can very conveniently be incorporated into any school curriculum for Islamic studies. These books can also be bought in individual parts or as a whole set of twelve. Some features of these books are:
- The set covers all grades from one to twelve.
- The books provide authentic and correct knowledge about major areas of Islamic studies involving tafseer, tauhid, fiqh, pillars of Islam, hadith and general Islamic etiquettes.
- Additional efforts have been made by the publishers to ensure that the knowledge provided is authentic.
- Transliteration and translation of original Arabic scripts and Islamic terms have also been provided to facilitate maximum learning.
- Exercises and activities are designed to meet the needs of each age group in the entire set.
- All books included in the set offer a thorough and exhaustive learning experience for the targeted age group. They are highly recommended for school going children.
Given the need for material of Islamic studies in schools incorporating the subject in English, Darussalam has endeavored to publish a series of Islamic Studies covering all the grades, from grade one through grade twelve.
This series covers all areas of Islamic studies: tafseer, hadeeth, tawheed, fiqh, seerah, and general etiquette relating to different areas and situations. Given the importance of authentic Islamic knowledge, every effort has been made to make sure that the material presented in the series is authentic. Also, given the importance of Arabic Islamic terms, most of the terms are presented in their original Arabic script, it also contains the transliteration and the translation of their meanings. This also applies to supplications which have to be memorized in their Arabic version. The purpose of this is to help the reader in understanding the meaning while reading the original text. At the end of each lesson the exercises covering questions about the lesson have been given.
The colorful artwork used in it is one of the striking feature in the series which will certainly appeal to children. This is surely bound to attract the attention of young readers, stimulate them, amuse them as well as educate them.
The aim of this series is to acquaint the student with the teachings of Islam in every aspect: beliefs, practices and moral conduct. With its unique features, this series certainly fills a gap in this area which has been partially neglected.
The present breathtaking work, in the field of education was initiated by an expert, Maulvi Abdul Aziz, MA. English literature, who held different posts in the field including that of Senior Administrative Officer in the Department of Private Education, Ministry of Education, Dubai, UAE, from 1982 to 2002.
The current project also owes its existence in its present form to a number of people who made informative suggestions, particularly Al-Arabee Ben Razzouq, College of Languages and Translation, Imam Muhammad ibn Saud University, Riyadh, who undertook the painstaking task of checking the authenticity of the material presented in the series, adding references to certain quotations from the Holy Quran and the hadeeth as well as proofreading the text. Special thanks also go to Sheikh Abdul-Qawiy Luqman, Al-Madeenah University graduate, for the interesting suggestions given by him and to Mr. Zulfiqar Mahmood who applied his expertise conscientiously in the field of graphic design to produce the series in a superb shape.
We pray to Almighty Allah to reward our endeavors and to make the present series abundantly beneficial to students in all stages of education as well as to any one who reads them.