A wonderful collection of 30 poems to keep the young and 'young at heart' entertained for hours. These poems cover a number of topics including: Motherhood, Daily Prayers, Baby siblings, Life on a farm, the animal kingdom, Bullying, Ramadan, Mosques, appreciating nature and more. The book comes with an audio CD to sing along to these joyful yet educational poems. This book is a must for every household. A great contribution by Dawud Wharnsby.
"Dawud's latest book 'A Picnic of Poems' is another masterpiece of poetry that captures the essence of every child's thoughts, hopes, dreams and fears, in the most colorful and imaginative way. It is a delectable treat for the whole family, filled with beautiful illustrations. Every part has a wonderful lesson to draw from and will provide all, young and old, with great guidance for generations to come." - Zain Bhika, South African, singer/songwriter.
Dawud Wharnsby was born in Canada in 1972. He has been writing stories, songs, and poems for people of all ages for many years. When he is not traveling to sing with audiences around the world, he loves being with his family—hiking in the mountains near his home, growing vegetables, and fixing things that get broken around the house. Dawud loves adventures and being outdoors so much that he is an official Ambassador for Scouting (UK), encouraging young people to take care of the earth and build strong communities. The Wharnsby family lives seasonally between their homes in Pakistan, Canada, and the United States. Dawud lives in Kitchener, Ontario.