Assalaamu Alaikum!

We need your help to create more Islamic resources for children…

In order to publish high quality, engaging books for mini Muslims, we look for talented illustrators who don’t come cheap, and then we face the added costs of getting the books printed and shipped.

Your contribution will help tremendously in our mission to develop children’s LOVE for ALLAH and ENTHUSIASM for ISLAM!

Donating results in rewards for you too -in shaa Allah!

Imagine your money transforming into colourful ink on the pages of a book which a child holds and admires. Imagine your rewards mounting up when a child learns from and acts upon the Islamic teachings of the book throughout his/her life. Then imagine that child, as an adult, teaching his/her own child in the future.

The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said, “When a man dies, his deeds come to an end except for three things: Sadaqah Jariyah (ceaseless charity); a knowledge which is beneficial, or a virtuous descendant who prays for him (for the deceased).” -Sahih Muslim

And now imagine the book itself – the one YOU helped to fund – imagine how many hands and hearts it could touch for years to come -in shaa Allah!

Please invest…

Jazak(i) Allahu Khairan for your time and support!

Your sister,

Rabia Bashir

Author & Founder

You can donate via PayPal: (Please put ‘DONATION’ as the reference)

The Backstory

I grew up in the 80s/90s when there were no catchy and engaging books to help me develop love for Allah and enthusiasm for Islam. I was made to fear Allah and often threatened with hellfire. Deep down in my heart, I believed in Allah and loved Him but I practised Islam out of fear and/or to please elders and the community.

After 9/11, I began to look into Islam and over the years my love and obedience grew. Isn’t it easier to practice Islam when you do things out of love and appreciation of Allah? I still fear Him, and so we should, but my love for Him is greater and the promise of Jannah is much more motivating.

In 2016, I became a mother and wanted to give my son Rayyan a different Islamic start in life to the one I had. One day, whilst singing ‘Row, row, row your boat’ I changed the words to ‘Pray, pray, pray salah’ and Rayyan loved it just as much as the original! That was the first draft of my first book ‘Five Pillars: Just To Please Allah’.

By the time I finished writing the book, I had set up Precious Bees as Sadaqah Jariyah (ceaseless charity). Salaries/profits are not taken by me or any family member. 100% of the money made through book sales, workshops and author events gets reinvested back into Precious Bees for forthcoming books and resources.

Five Pillars: Just To Please Allah and Good Deeds: Just To Please Allah launched in 2018 by which time I had been blessed with my second son Ridhwan. The feedback has been amazing and we’ve almost sold out, Alhamdulillah! Here is an example of the special messages we receive from happy customers…

In the spring of 2019, we published another well-received board book:

It has been a blessing and privilege to watch my boys grow up whilst reading my books. Not only do THEY love them, but more and more families are investing in our books, and children around the world are reading/singing with joy about Allah and Islam, Alhamdulillah!

Over the next few months, we are publishing a few paperback books including:

Imagine Me In Jannah!

Let’s Pray! A Songbook Book About Salah Times

Two Pigeons on a Pilgrimage: A Hajj Story

Ramadan’s Here! The Songbook

and more In Shaa Allah!