by Kabir Sehgal and Surishtha Sehgal, illustrated by Archana Sreenivasan - £12.99 Simon & Schuster (2022)
hardback ISBN 13: 9781534453654 | ISBN 10: 1534453652
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! Celebrated during autumn harvest, Diwali symbolizes the triumph of good over evil and light over darkness. From sweet treats to intricate henna designs to exciting firework displays, kids will delight in this vibrant glimpse into the Festival of Lights.
Recommended for readers aged 4-8
(Price & availability last checked: October 2023)
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