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Curious George explains Ramadan to the masses

Author Hena Khan has written the new children's book It's Ramadan, Curious George. She discusses Islamophobia, tolerance and childhood with The Current.
Hena Khan has written the new children's book "It's Ramadan, Curious George."

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As millions around the world are marking Ramadan, a children's book author has enlisted one of the most beloved literary characters to help educate non-Muslims on the holiest month of the Islamic calendar. 

Most people knew very little about Islam and Muslims— and even though I was a big reader as a child, I never saw myself in the books that I read.- Hena Khan on her experience of childhood

In this segment, author Hena Khan discusses her new book It's Ramadan, Curious George, and describes her relationship with childhood, Islamophobia and tolerance. 

Author Hena Khan

This segment was produced by The Current's Howard  Goldenthal