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The Yellow Cow

Jolly Animals: Inclusive children's books inspired by animals from The Quran and other holy books.

At Jolly Animals, we write animal fables inspired by verses from The Holy Books.

The Quran, for example, has excellent human role models to write children's books about. However, the prohibition to depict them in image form means our babies and toddlers cannot ‘see’ or ‘play’ with those characters, making it almost impossible for them to build bonds with them at such a young age.

All holy books use animals to teach us valuable life lessons. To write our fables, we study the verses that mention an animal and write a children’s book inspired by them. The stories rhyme like the Quran, and also keep the same structure, order and moral.

We want to build a brand that matches the ethics of the book it is inspired from. We’re trying our best to do the right thing towards the environment, people producing our products, and children who can’t afford it. Click here to find out how it all began.

Meet The Yellow Cow.

The story of a special yellow cow.

The Yellow Cow is a children’s book about a cow that is different in every way. The book takes her on a journey of self-discovery. She notices that some one is looking for her.

As she tries to understand why, she discovers that everything that makes her different, is exactly what makes her special. The Yellow Cow learns to love who she is, no matter how much she stands out from the herd.

Reading this book to our children, we want them to know that it is OK to be different. In fact, it is something to be celebrated.

“When a man dies, his good deeds come to an end except three: ongoing charity, beneficial knowledge, and righteous offspring who will pray for him.”

Prophet Mohamed (PBUH), as narrated by Abu Hurairah

Jolly Animals needs your help!

The Yellow Cow is almost a reality. However, many other animals remain in our sketchbooks and writing pads, and it is only though your support that we can breathe life into them.

Help us bring this project to life so we can all be the creators of books, toys and other items that will act as beneficial knowledge that parents around the world can use as a stepping stone to bring up righteous offspring. Your donation will go a long way in producing the Yellow Cow board book and plush, as well as creating and developing the rest of the Jolly Animals family.

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*An ongoing charity.

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