Lighting a Lamp

Author: Jonny Zucker
Publisher: Frances Lincoln
ISBN: 1845072936
Release Date: 2005-08
Genre: Divali

A simple introduction to the Hindu festival of Divali. Follow a family as they make rangoli patterns, light divas and watch a brilliant fireworks display to celebrate their amazing festival of light. This pre-school series introduces young children to world religions and focuses on the way the festival is celebrated today. There is detailed historical and cultural information at the end for parents and teachers.

Lighting a Lamp

Author: Jonny Zucker
ISBN: 1845070623
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Divali

Here is a simple introduction to the Hindu festival of Diwali, suitable for even the youngest child.

Here Comes Diwali

Author: Meenal Pandya
Publisher: Meera Publications
ISBN: UOM:39076002208788
Release Date: 2000-12-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Discusses the Hindu Festival of Lights to celebrate the time when Lors Rama returned to his kingdom of Ayodhya.

The Story of Divaali

Author: Jatinder Verma
Publisher: Barefoot Books
ISBN: 1846861314
Release Date: 2007-01-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

In the beginning, long ago, long before you were born, Vishnu, the king of the gods, lay asleep in his giant hooded cobra.

Lights for Gita

Author: Rachna Gilmore
Publisher: Paw Prints
ISBN: 1442018178
Release Date: 2009-07-10

Recently immigrated from India, Gita is looking forward to celebrating her favorite holiday, Divali, a festival of lights, but things are so different in her new home that she wonders if she will ever adjust.


Author: Kate Torpie
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
ISBN: 0778742822
Release Date: 2008-09-30
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Ages 4 to 8 years. The 'festival of lights' is one of the most popular festivals in the Hindu calendar. Like most Hindu festivals, Diwali celebrates the triumph of good over evil.

Premlata and the Festival of Lights

Author: Rumer Godden
Publisher: Greenwillow
ISBN: 0688151361
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Children's stories

In Bengal, India, Premlata's family is too poor to celebrate the Festival of Lights until fate and an elephant step in.


Author: Trudi Strain Trueit
Publisher: Childrens Press
ISBN: 0531118355
Release Date: 2006-08-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Explains the reason behind the holiday, and describes how people of the Hindu and Sikh religions traditionally celebrate it.

It s Diwali

Author: Richard Sebra
Publisher: Bumba Books It's a Holiday!
ISBN: 9781512429213
Release Date: 2017
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

What's the most important holiday in India? It's Diwali! This celebration is also known as the festival of lights. Text features and photographs will help readers understand the importance and beauty of this festival.

My Diwali Coloring Book

Author: Moksha Publishing
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1539161714
Release Date: 2016-09-30

Hours of festive coloring fun with a simple read-along narrative.* Beautiful Illustrations that range from simple to rich* Right number of pages that retain coloring fun for little ones * Informative yet simple narrative about Diwali* Kid-friendly conversation starters about Diwali and Indian cultureRecommended for Ages 4-8, but fun for all ages


Author: Sana Hoda Sood
Publisher: Mascot Books
ISBN: 1620863960
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Diwali is the story of a brave hero, an evil villain, and an epic battle. Join Ram on his adventure to defeat darkness and despair. Journey through time in India to learn about why Diwali came to be and how we celebrate it today.

The Diwali Gift

Author: Shweta Chopra
Publisher: 3 Curious Monkeys
ISBN: 9781619891128
Release Date: 2014-09-16
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

1... 2... 3... Whatever Could It Be? Join the 3 Curious Monkeys – Suno, Dekho and Jaano – as they discover the most auspicious, wonderful Diwali Gift! When a mysterious package arrives just in time for Diwali, the three friends can hardly contain their excitement! Sparklers? Bangles? Diyas? Whatever could it be? Discover the most special gift of all… in this tale of tradition, curiosity, and fun!

Origami for Diwali

Author: Robyn Hardyman
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
ISBN: 9781508151104
Release Date: 2016-07-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Diwali is the Hindu festival of light and the start to the new year, so there's a lot to celebrate! Origami lamps and lanterns would fit right in with other decorations for Diwali, as lamps are put out to welcome the dead back to their families. Readers can find out all about other traditional Diwali celebrations through fact boxes as they learn to fold a coin purse, flowers for garlands, a vase, and more. A step-by-step guide aids readers through each origami project, including full-color photographs of each step.

Lights Camera Diwali

Author: Amita Roy Shah
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1530761409
Release Date: 2016-06-12

Light, Camera, Diwali! helps children gain a better understanding of Diwali, the Indian festivals of lights. Through this engaging story, children learn how Indian-American families celebrate Diwali in their homes. Dia receives a camera as a Diwali gift and uses it to capture her memories of this special day. She takes photos of her family decorating clay lamps, creating unique rangoli designs, preparing sweets called ladoos, setting off firecrackers and more! This captivating story also helps children learn why Diwali is celebrated. While Dia explores the rituals of Diwali with her camera, children learn about a Prince named Rama who was exiled into a forest for 14 years. After fighting off a demon, he is welcomed back into his city with a "row of lights." Children learn about how Diwali teaches us that light will overcome darkness and good will conquer evil.

Lots of Lights

Author: Kavita Sahai
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 1490470697
Release Date: 2013-09-19
Genre: Education

Siblings Ram and Saanvi explain how they celebrate Diwali, the Indian holiday known also as the "festival of lights."