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.
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.
Exquisite watercolour illustrations breathe warmth and life into the story 'Rama Rescues Sita' in this paperback original Divali Story. Anita Ganeri retells the traditional Hindu story with her usual sensitivity and gift for drawing children into the narrative. Suggestions for activities as well as some special Divali recipes that children will enjoy trying out are included. Gold blocking on the cover adds a festive feel! An ideal gift for any child!
Gita’s family has recently emigrated from India, but she has already made friends in her new home. Today, she is looking forward to her favourite holiday – Divali, a festival of lights. But Gita’s plans soon fall apart and she becomes homesick.
Author: Richard Sebra
Publisher: Bumba Books It's a Holiday!
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.
This is a touch-and-feel first word and picture book celebrating Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights. The pages feature familiar Diwali images, including oil lamps, fantastic fireworks and Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth.
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!
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.