Title: Ramadan without Daddy
Author: Misbah Akhtar
Publishers: Djarabi Kitabs Publications
Ramadan without Daddyis a story of a young family who learn to live without Daddy around because Mummy and Daddy have separated and divorced.
The book brings to the forefront the emotional struggle and the changes that a family go through when a couple separate and it tries to deal with them in a child friendly manner.
The book begins with Danyal, the younger of the two children, asking where Daddy is. His sister Khadija explains that Daddy no longer lives with them because Mummy and Daddy are divorced. Mummy then explains that sometimes it’s better for Mummies and Daddies to live apart because living together makes them sad and unhappy.
There is a striking imagery about how if you try to place the right puzzle piece into the wrong hole, then it will never fit, no matter…
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