Celebrating Diwali (The Festival of Lights)
Celebrate Diwali with these gorgeous picture book recommendations.
Simple, but sweet, a glorious picture book that embraces all of the different ways of celebrating diwali, including the Hindu, Sikh and Jain traditions. There's always a reason to celebrate Diwali!
One of the few books that celebrates the birth of Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth mapping her power from monsoon season to winter. With short, sharp sentences and clear-cut illustrations, the book's perfect for young children aged 3–5.
With the magic of Disney and Pixar creations under his belt, Sanjay Patel's Ramayana (one of the epics of Hindu mythology) series includes a picture book on Diwali. In this book, Sanjay recreates Lord Rama’s return from exile after successfully winning that battle with Demon King Ravana. Stunning illustrations and smart story-telling that capture almost 24,000 verses into a succinct picture book.
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