"Each book presents an important religious festival in an appealing format. Appropriate bold and colourful illustrations cover each double page spread. These help highlight the cultural and religious nature of the festivals. The texts are brief and simple, telling the stories in a way that naturally explains the rationale behind the respective festivals through the activities and statements made by the children." Books for Keeps"
From the Back Cover
Here is a simple and delightful introduction to the Hindu festival
of Diwali — suitable for the very youngest child.
Follow a family as they make rangoli patterns, light diyas,
and watch a brilliant fireworks display
to celebrate their amazing festival of light.
Also in the Festival Time! Series
Apples and Honey — A Rosh Hashanah Story
Eight Candles to Light — A Chanukah Story
Four Special Questions — A Passover Story
It’s Party Time! — A Purim Story
Lanterns and Firecrackers — A Chinese New Year Story
Hope and New Life! — An Easter Story
Fasting and Dates — A Ramadan and Eid Story
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