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Diwali kids fiction

Light up your life with wonderful Indian and Diwali themed fiction for kids.

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Sana Hoda Sood

Children learn the origin of the Diwali festival as celebrated today, in a story in rhyming text. It is the story of an evil villain and a battle. Join Rama as he adventures forth to defeat darkness and despair.

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The Diwali gift

Shweta Chopra

Happy Diwali Suno! When a mysterious package arrives from her Dadima, Suno and her friends, Dekho and Jaano, get swept up in the excitement and wonder of the Diwali Gift!

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Divali rose

Vashanti Rahaman

As the festival of Diwali approaches, Ricki wants to confess that he accidentally broke a rosebud off the bush he and his grandfather planted, but grandfather is busy blaming the neighbours who are newly arrived in Trinidad from India.

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Aru Shah and the end of time

Roshani Chokshi

Twelve-year-old Aru stretches the truth to fit in at her private school, but when she is dared to prove an ancient lamp is cursed, she inadvertently frees an ancient demon.

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Hari and his electric feet

Alexander McCall Smith

Hari is a dreamer with an unusual talent. He spends the few coins he earns washing cars, on cinema trips to watch (and learn from) his beloved Bollywood films. Then one day Hari's gloriously fancy footwork is spotted by Mr Ram...

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Deepaki di Diwali = Deepak's Diwali

Divya Karwal

It's the worst Diwali ever. Dad has forgotten the sparklers, the fairy lights are broken, and after hearing the story of Rama and Sita, Deepak is sure the demon king Ravana is after him. Includes a glossary, recipes and Rangoli patterns.

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Let's do Diwali!

James Roy

Chook and his friend Praj are going to the Hindu festival, Diwali. Big big crowds makes Chook nervous. Can Praj help Chook overcome his fear?

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Holi colors

Rina Singh

A vibrant board book that introduces little ones to the Hindu festival of Holi with a rainbow of colors.

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Premlata and the Festival of Lights

Rumer Godden

In Bengal, India, Premlata's family is too poor to celebrate the Festival of Lights until fate and an elephant step in.

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Festival of colors

Kabir Sehgal

Siblings Chintoo and Mintoo collect flowers and press the petals into a fine powder as they prepare for Holi, the Indian springtime Festival of Colors.

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