Shubh Diwali!

Diwali has arrived! Rangoli art decorates the floor and strings of flowers hang around the doors. Now it’s time to ring the bells, light the lamps, and welcome the new year with family and friends. A sweet introduction to the Hindu festival of lights.

  • 32 Pages
  • 8" x 10"
  • 9780807573556
  • September 2019

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  • 9780807573563
  • September 2019

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  • Jaunty rhymes and warm, generous family activities mark the beginning of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, in this picture book that’s designed to fill young eyes with wonder.

    - Foreword Reviews

  • A solid introduction to a holiday celebrated by millions.

    - Kirkus Reviews

  • Soundar’s text reflects a lovely, pluralistic society in which an Indian family’s values and practices are affirmed. A necessary addition to any corpus of books about celebrations.

    - Booklist


Charlene Chua


  • Accelerated Reader Points: 0.5
  • ATOS Level: 1.7