Lighting a Lamp

A Divali Story

Author: Jonny Zucker

Publisher: Frances Lincoln

ISBN: 9781845072933

Category: Divali

Page: 24

View: 7850

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

A Divali Story

Author: Jonny Zucker

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781845070625

Category: Divali

Page: 24

View: 2816

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

The Story of Divaali

Author: Jatinder Verma

Publisher: Barefoot Books

ISBN: 9781846861314

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 40

View: 9408

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


A Cultural Adventure

Author: Sana Hoda Sood

Publisher: Mascot Books

ISBN: 9781620863961

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: N.A

View: 1293

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,Carole Gray

Publisher: Evans Brothers

ISBN: 9780237524715

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

View: 9548

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

Publisher: Paw Prints

ISBN: 9781442018174


Page: N.A

View: 9052

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.

Here Comes Diwali

The Festival of Lights

Author: Meenal Pandya

Publisher: Meera Publications


Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 9758

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

It's Diwali!

Author: Richard Sebra

Publisher: Bumba Books It's a Holiday!

ISBN: 151242921X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

View: 2596

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: Roger Priddy

Publisher: Priddy

ISBN: 9781849154413

Category: Board books

Page: 12

View: 8253

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.


Author: Trudi Strain Trueit

Publisher: Childrens Press

ISBN: 9780531124543

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 8133

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

The Diwali Gift

Author: Shweta Chopra,Shuchi Mehta

Publisher: 3 Curious Monkeys

ISBN: 1619891123

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 22

View: 4209

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: 1508150982

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 2481

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.


Author: Nancy Dickmann

Publisher: Heinemann-Raintree Library

ISBN: 1432940511

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

View: 4189

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

Buddha in the Garden

Author: Dave Bouchard

Publisher: Raincoast Books

ISBN: 9781551924526

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 30

View: 9949

After a small boy is adopted by monks at a Buddhist temple, he spends his time tending the temple gardens and discovering the nature of enlightenment.

The Brave Little Parrot

Author: Rafe Martin,Susan Gaber

Publisher: Putnam Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780399228254

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 1554

Because the brave little parrot does the thing that comes from its heart as it takes precious drops of water to the burning forest, things change in ways no one could imagine.


Discovering the Art of Indian Decoration

Author: Anuradha Ananth

Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Bks

ISBN: 9781847801791

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 24

View: 9096

Every morning Ajji?s village is decorated with rangolis. Dots, lines, flower designs, on the ground on the wall, everywhere. Food for ants and fun for birds, dogs and children. This delightful book makes a wonderful introduction to the art of rangoli through the medium of a simple story that illustrates the appeal of this popular art form.

Lots of Lights

Author: Kavita Sahai

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781490470696

Category: Education

Page: 42

View: 8973

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

Celebrate Diwali

Author: Carol Plum-Ucci

Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Inc.

ISBN: 9780766027787

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

View: 453

Describes the history of Divali, its symbols, and how it is celebrated today.

Diwali Lights Read-Along

Author: Rina Singh

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers

ISBN: 1459822552

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 24

View: 7982

This is an enhanced ebook with a read-along function. Every year in October or November people come together to celebrate Diwali. It is the biggest and the brightest of all Hindu festivals. The stories woven into the festival of Diwali celebrate the victory of good over evil and light over darkness, and people celebrate this festival of lights by lighting clay lamps and candles, sharing sweets, exchanging gifts, offering prayers to gods and goddesses and watching fireworks. Introduce your little one to the awe of this brilliant festival through dazzling photographs and Singh's lyrical prose.

My First Diwali Board Book

Author: Arun Pottirayil,Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781405307468

Category: Divali

Page: 32

View: 4523

From the oil lamps that gave the festival its name to the fantastic fireworks displays, discover Diwali with your child With bright, clear photographs and large, simple text this is an ideal first step for young children to find out more about Diwali traditions.