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“[A] vibrant account of a close-knit family and community. MY DIWALI LIGHT should be part of all sets of books about traditions and cultures.”
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My Diwali Light

Written by Raakhee Mirchandani
Illustrated by Supriya Kelkar
Published by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

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. It’s a time to wear her favorite red bindi and eat samosas until she bursts! Makemithai and design rangoli with her Papa. And paint diyas with her nani—a reminder to shine her light brightly all year long.

This joyful story, with vibrant collage illustrations, follows one girl’s Diwali traditions as her family celebrates their favorite holiday with the ones they love.

Primary ISBN: 9780316339339
Available As: Hardcover
Picture Book , Age 4 or older

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