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Holi Colors

by (author) Rina Singh

Publisher
Orca Book Publishers
Initial publish date
Feb 2018
Category
Colors, Hindu, Other, Religious
  • Board book

    ISBN
    9781459818491
    Publish Date
    Feb 2018
    List Price
    $9.95
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9781459818514
    Publish Date
    Feb 2018
    List Price
    $0.99

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 0 to 2
  • Grade: p to 12
  • Reading age: 0 to 2

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 Indian Canadian heritage, including Diwali Lights, Holi Colors and Diwali: A Festival of Lights, which was nominated for the Red Cedar Award. Rina’s own grandmother never got the chance to go to school. Grandmother School is dedicated to her memory. Rina lives in Toronto with her family.

Rina Singh's profile page

Awards

  • Commended, Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People
  • Long-listed, CaldeNott
  • Commended, Kirkus Best Books for Babies & Toddlers
  • Commended, CCBC Best Books for Kids & Teens

Editorial Reviews

"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

&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

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&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

★ "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

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