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.

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.

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.


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 Divali Story

Author: Anita Ganeri
Publisher: Evans Brothers
ISBN: 0237524716
Release Date: 2003-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

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!

Lights for Gita

Author: Rachna Gilmore
ISBN: 0929005619
Release Date: 1994
Genre: Celebration

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: Nancy Dickmann
Publisher: Heinemann-Raintree Library
ISBN: 9781432940515
Release Date: 2010-09-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

This book introduces readers to what it means to celebrate Divali, and shows them why this holiday is special.

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.


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.


Author: Trudi Strain Trueit
Publisher: Childrens Press
ISBN: 0531124541
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

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


Author: Roger Priddy
Publisher: Priddy
ISBN: 1849154414
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Board books

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.

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!

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.

Origami for Diwali

Author: Robyn Hardyman
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
ISBN: 9781508150985
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.

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."