Muhammad is an honest trader living in Mecca He is happily married to a wealthy merchant, and they have lovely children Life should be wonderful But for Muhammad it isn t enough He begins to spend long periods of time alone, thinking deeply about life and his relationship with God One day when he is in the mountains Muhammad receives a message from God He must share it with all those around him, knowing that it will completely change the way in which people understand their lives But will anybody believe in his message What if some people don t want to listen This is the story of the life of the Prophet Muhammad, the man who brought to the world the message of Islam, a religion that today has millions of followers around the globe Real Reads are accessible texts designed to support the literacy development of primary and lower secondary age children while introducing them to the riches of our international literary heritage Each book is a retelling of a work of great literature from one of the world s greatest cultures, fitted into apage book, making classic stories, dramas and histories available to intelligent young readers as a bridge to the full texts, to language students wanting access to other cultures, and to adult readers who are unlikely ever to read the original versions