The Best Diwali Ever (Paperback)

The Best Diwali Ever By Sonali Shah, Chaaya Prabhat (Illustrator) Cover Image

The Best Diwali Ever (Paperback)

By Sonali Shah, Chaaya Prabhat (Illustrator)


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Peek into the magic of Diwali in this heartwarming celebration of sibling love and sharing holidays together!

The Festival of Lights is nearly here! Join Ariana and her family during their spectacular celebration of Diwali.

Ariana can't wait to participate in all of her favorite holiday traditions: making delicious sweets, lighting diyas around the house, and the rangoli competition! As long as her younger brother, Rafi, doesn't ruin everything with his clumsiness, this could be the best Diwali ever.

With vibrant imagery, joyous text, and an important lesson about celebrating the people you love for who they are (especially silly younger brothers!), this lovely picture book is perfect for a family read aloud.

SONALI SHAH is a freelance British broadcaster and author. She is well known for presenting the BBC's children's news programme Newsround and is one of the faces of BBC Events and BBC Sport. Away from the camera, Sonali is an Ambassador for the Prince's Trust and the British Asian Trust. The Best Diwali Ever is her first children's book.

CHAAYA PRABHAT is a graphic designer, illustrator and lettering artist. After completing her M.A in Graphic Design from Savannah College of Art and Design, she is now working independently in Chennai, India. She has worked with several clients such as Snapchat, Facebook, Google and The Obama Foundation.

Product Details ISBN: 9781338837834
ISBN-10: 1338837834
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Publication Date: September 19th, 2023
Pages: 32
Language: English

Praise for The Best Diwali Ever:

"The book's gorgeous illustrations and chatty, feisty narratorial voice form a brightly colored canvas. . . A joyful Diwali celebration laced with messages that are important year-round." --Kirkus Reviews

"A rangoli contest and an exasperating younger sibling feature prominently in this straightforward tale about Diwali celebrations. ...Prabhat's vivid digital illustrations offer myriad cultural details." --Publishers Weekly