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“Told in the words of a child, this picture book shows how an Indian family prepares for the festival of Diwali.” –School Library Journal

Shubh Diwali!

Written by Chitra Soundar
Illustrated by Charlene Chua
Published by Whitman, Albert & Company

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.

Primary ISBN: 9780807573556

Available As: Hardcover
Picture Book, Age 04 or older

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Setting: Unspecified (Western country)

Character’s New Arrival/New American Status: Immigrant

Book Creator(s) Connection to the Community Represented: Own Voices/Lived Experience

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