Happy Divali by Joyce Bentley


Happy Divali by Joyce Bentley

Divali, the Festival of Lights, is celebrated by Hindus worldwide. Discover the origins and traditions behind the festival, how people around the globe celebrate and what it means to them. Beautiful photography captures the many ways in which this festival is celebrated, and offers children a visually arresting and diverse introduction to one of the most important religious festivals. Customs and rituals are explained, and children can discover how these vary in different countries and ethnic groups. Ideal for leisure reads, use in the classroom and to support cross-curricular studies.

About the Author

Joyce Bentley was a publisher of children's non-fiction for more than ten years having also commissioned and edited over 1,000 books. As a writer she specialises in books for young children on science and religion. Based in Twickenham, she divides her time between writing and commissioning for children's non-fiction - a job she absolutely loves!

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24 pages
Interest Age: From 5


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Publication date

14th July 2016



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