The book is the winner of the first International Islamic Story-Writing Competition.A moving, colour-illustrated story about a boy who is bullied at school and who eventually confides in a friend. Umar is a young Muslim boy with great principles and his compassion for others along with faith in Allah give him the ability to seek justice and fairness at the expense of his own safety and reputation. Through courage and a sense of justice, the bully is confronted and reported to the teachers.
Teaches young children to be brave but kind, and to trust in God and ask only Him for protection from everything that is harmful. Realistically written, we feel Umar's fear and indecision about what to do but in the end share his personal triumph in doing the difficult but right thing.Umar turned his head and started walking away slowly. He did not want them to suspect that he knew anything. Then a voice made itself heard inside him, asking: 'Are you scared too? Should you be scared?' This voice was familiar to Umar. It was the voice that always came from a mysterious place inside him whenever a problem nagged him...". With 25 full-colour illustrations.