When the Doorbell Rang

Written by Taghreed Najjar
Illustrated by Reem Askari


The story talks about the customs and rituals of the month of Ramadan, such as fasting and Suhoor, and the great values that it aims to achieve, such as helping the poor, feeling for them, maintaining kinship, family ties and giving. The story is told with a mixture of reality and fantasy.

In the story, Nagham’s family prepares to welcome the month of Ramadan by decorating the house with colored lanterns with the help of Nagham and her friend Rihana. Suddenly, the sound of a drum is heard and the door knocks. Who is at the door, I wonder?!

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