Books by Rosalind Kerven

RAMADAN AND ID-UL-FITR by Rosalind Kerven
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2011

"Books on Islamic topics are sorely needed, but this title, which lacks even a resource list, just grazes the surface. (glossary, index) (Nonfiction. 7-11)"
Filled with color photos of Muslims all over the world fasting during Ramadan and then celebrating the fast's end during Id-ul-Fitr, this entry in a British series has been minimally updated since its initial publication in 1997. Read full book review >
THE SECRET WORLD OF MAGIC by Rosalind Kerven
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"Eurocentric slant aside (in her cameo, the Native-American Spider Woman has blond hair and European features), this joins the likes of Monika Beisner's Secret Spells and Curious Charms (1985) as prime browsing material for young dreamers. (bibliography) (Picture book/nonfiction. 7-10)"
Kerven plays to believers in this distillation of magical lore from cultures worldwide. Read full book review >