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category: Children's Fiction
published: Feb 2018
ISBN:9781459818491
publisher: Orca Book Publishers

Holi Colors

by Rina Singh

tagged: colors, other, religious, hindu
Description

Experience Holi with every color of the rainbow! This Hindu celebration known as the festival of colors and the festival of love signifies the end of winter, the arrival of spring and the victory of good over evil. A time to laugh, play, visit friends and get messy! Little ones will love exploring the colors of Holi through the vibrant photographs and Singh's playful rhymes in this brilliant concept book.

By the author of Diwali (Orca Origins), which has been called "an exceptionally valuable resource" by Kirkus Reviews and "a standout volume" by School Library Journal.

About the Author
Rina Singh has published several critically acclaimed books for children inspired by her Indo-Canadian heritage. Diwali: A Festival of Lights was nominated for the Red Cedar Award, and A Forest of Stories has been translated into many languages. For more information, visit www.rinasingh.com.
Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
0 to 2
Grade:
p
Reading age:
0 to 2
Awards
  • Long-listed, CaldeNott
  • Commended, Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People
  • Commended, Kirkus Best Books for Babies & Toddlers
  • Commended, CCBC Best Books for Kids & Teens
Editorial Reviews

&quotScenes exude warmth and delight…Holi Colors is an engaging and visually appealing board book. It is a highly recommended addition to all library collections serving our youngest readers.&quot

— Resource Links

★ "Singh celebrates Holi, the Hindu festival of colors and love, and highlights six colors in this vibrant, playful board book…The sheer joy of the event comes through on nearly every page…Communicating the universal concept of color within the specific celebration of Holi, this gem deserves a place in every child's book bag."

— Kirkus Reviews—starred review

★ "[A] tender tribute to the Hindu holiday of Holi…A joyful hybrid of concept book, holiday title, and portrait of familial love."

— Publishers Weekly—starred review

&quotThe rhyming is catchy and will make the book easy to read again and again…a perfectly written introduction to the holiday.&quot

— Kiss the Book blog

"A wonderful cultural connection for children who are Hindu and who will recognize themselves in the pages. A unique color book that goes beyond teaching about color to celebrate and teach about a Hindu celebration."

— School Library Journal

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