Diwali

Diwali is November 12, 2023

It's Diwali! By Kabir Sehgal, Surishtha Sehgal, Archana Sreenivasan (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534453654
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Published: Beach Lane Books - September 6th, 2022

Count along in celebration of Diwali, the Indian Festival of Lights, in this luminous picture book from bestselling mother-son duo Surishtha and Kabir Sehgal.

Count up to ten and back down again to the tune of “One, Two, Buckle My Shoe” while learning about the traditions that make Diwali a fun-filled festival!


My Diwali Light By Raakhee Mirchandani, Supriya Kelkar (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316339339
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 20th, 2022

A charming holiday story following one girl’s family as they celebrate their Diwali traditions with the ones they love.

Devi loves the Diwali season.


Archie Celebrates Diwali By Mitali Banerjee Ruths, Parwinder Singh (Illustrator) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781623541194
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Published: Charlesbridge - September 14th, 2021

It's Archie's favorite holiday—Diwali. And this year she gets to share it with her friends and introduce them to the festival of lights!


Baby's First Diwali (Baby's First Holidays) By DK Cover Image
By DK
$6.99
ISBN: 9781465485397
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Published: DK Children - September 3rd, 2019

Celebrate Diwali with this delightful baby board book teaching little ones all about the popular festival of light.


Binny's Diwali By Thrity Umrigar, Nidhi Chanani (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Thrity Umrigar, Nidhi Chanani (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338364484
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Published: Scholastic Press - September 1st, 2020

Binny woke up happy but nervous. It was her day to share about Diwali, the Festival of Lights!

Binny is excited to talk to her class about her favorite holiday. But she struggles to find the words.Taking a deep breath, she tells her classmates about the fireworks that burst like stars in the night sky, leaving streaks of gold and red and green.


Lighting a Lamp: A Diwali Story (Festival Time!) By Jonny Zucker, Jan Barger (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jonny Zucker, Jan Barger (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780764126703
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Published: B.E.S. Publishing - September 1st, 2004

Books in the Festival Time series describe the activities of typical families as parents and children celebrate some of their culture's major holidays. Attractive color illustrations on every page will appeal to younger children. The simply yet delightfully told stories describe the festivities while giving children background information about holidays in many different cultures.


The Little Book of Hindu Deities: From the Goddess of Wealth to the Sacred Cow By Sanjay Patel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780452287754
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Published: Plume - October 31st, 2006

Pixar animator and Academy Award–nominated director Sanjay Patel (Sanjay’s Super Team) brings to life Hinduism’s most important gods and goddesses—and one sacred stone—in fun, full-color illustrations, each accompanied by a short, lively profile.


Shubh Diwali! By Chitra Soundar, Charlene Chua (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Chitra Soundar, Charlene Chua (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780807573556
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Published: Albert Whitman & Company - September 1st, 2019

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.


Diwali (Celebrate the World) By Hannah Eliot, Archana Sreenivasan (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Hannah Eliot, Archana Sreenivasan (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781534419902
Availability: Backordered - Subject to Publisher Availability
Published: Little Simon - August 28th, 2018

Learn all about the traditions of Diwali with this third book in the delightful board book series Celebrate the World, which highlights special occasions and holidays across the globe.

Each autumn we gather with our friends and family and light our brightest lanterns. It’s time for Diwali, the festival of lights!


Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Diwali: With Sweets, Lights, and Fireworks By Deborah Heiligman Cover Image
$6.95
ISBN: 9781426302916
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Published: National Geographic Kids - September 9th, 2008

Beautiful, dynamic photographs and brief, lively text introduce readers to the joyous holiday of Diwali, evoking the celebrations of Hindus, Sikhs and Jains around the world. In Deborah Heiligman's inviting global odyssey of the Hindu holiday we learn that Diwali celebrates the triumph of good over evil, and of light over darkness.


Diwali Lights By Rina Singh Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9781459819085
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Published: Orca Book Publishers - August 28th, 2018

Every year in October or November people come together to celebrate Diwali.


Diwali: Festival of Lights (Orca Origins) By Rina Singh Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781459810075
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Published: Orca Book Publishers - September 27th, 2016

During Diwali, Hindus, Sikhs and Jains celebrate the legends and stories that describe the triumph of good over evil and justice over oppression. Critically acclaimed author Rina Singh explores her Indian roots as she tells the Diwali stories, which remind us that eventually light will prevail over darkness.


Diwali (Rookie Read-About Holidays: Previous Editions) By Trudi Strain Trueit Cover Image
$5.95
ISBN: 9780531118351
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Published: Children's Press - September 1st, 2006

An introduction to the traditions, festivities, and history of Kwanzaa for the youngest readers.

This fact-filled Rookie Read-About Holiday book introduces the youngest readers (Ages 3-6) to Diwali.


Divali (Sparklers: Celebrations) By Katie Dicker Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781909850026
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Published: Laburnum Press - October 1st, 2014

Divali helps children to find out more about this important festival of lights—from the start of the Hindu New Year to different Divali traditions. Children are introduced to the story of the Ramayana and different Hindu gods. They also learn about divas and decorations, New Year rituals, and special Divali food.


A Dog Named Haku: A Holiday Story from Nepal By Margarita Engle, Amish Karanjit, Nicole Karanjit Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781512432053
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Published: Millbrook Press (Tm) - September 1st, 2018

It's the Festival of Lights in Nepal, and today is the day to honor dogs Brothers Alu and Bhalu wander the streets of Kathmandu, passing by twirling kites and bamboo swings, looking for a dog to feed. But as night falls, their task begins to feel hopeless, until they spot a small black dog who is in need of a friend.


Ramayana: Divine Loophole (Hindu Mythology Books, Books on Hindu Gods and Goddesses, Indian Books for Kids) By Sanjay Patel Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780811871075
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Published: Chronicle Books - January 27th, 2010

A 21st century retelling of a 2500-year-old story: Artist and veteran Pixar animator Sanjay Patel lends a lush, whimsical illustration style and lighthearted voice to one of Hindu mythology's best-loved and most enduring tales.
 

Teeming with powerful deities, love-struck monsters, flying monkey gods, magic weapons, demon armies, and divine love, Ramayana: Divi


Ganesha's Sweet Tooth By Sanjay Patel, Emily Haynes Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781452145563
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Published: Chronicle Books - August 4th, 2015

The bold, bright colors of India leap off the page in this fresh and funny picture book retelling of how Ganesha came to help write the epic poem of Hindu literature, the Mahabharata. Ganesha is just like any other kid, except that he has the head of an elephant and rides around on a magical mouse.