Main theme: The book centers around Ali who accidentally broke his sister’s toy. He was so afraid that she would get angry but at the end, his sister, Saaliha forgives him. She, in return, loves him dearly as he was courageous enough to admit to his mistake. He soon realizes that honesty is really the best policy and he began to practice it in his daily life. As a result, the others began seeing Ali as a good and honest boy.
What the kids will learn:
Based on the story of Saaliha and Ali, the children will learn that a truth may be bitter to tell others, especially when it is a mistake that we do. However, it is better to let it be known instead of staying as a lie. Also, when we are honest, others will have a positive perception of us and would love us.
Special features: Colorful graphics will certainly grab the young readers’ attention and retain their interest. The book also includes translation of Arabic terms used at the bottom of the pages as reference.