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Book Review- Celebrate 5 Days of Diwali

The curious little minds of our kids hold a universe of questions. Sometimes we have the answers, sometimes we google them and when we are lucky we find a book that holds all the answers. Maya and Neel's Indian Adventure Series on different cultural celebrations is one such potent series. We discovered their simple and informative book on Holi early this year. And now they have launched a book that explains the fun five days of Diwali through beautiful illustrations. Here is why we recommend it.

Title: Maya and Neel’s India Adventure Series
-Let’s Celebrate 5 Days of Diwali!

Author: Ajanta Chakraborty and Vivek Kumar of Bollygroove fame.

Publisher: Bollywood Groove


What is it about: This book covers Maya and Neel's trip to their mausi's (aunty) home in India from Chicago, for Diwali Celebrations. The 5 days of festivity are brought alive by celebratory illustrations. The significance of each day Dhanteras, Choti Diwali, Diwali, Saal Mubarak and Bhai Dooj are explained in a fun and interesting ways in this bundle of joy. Think of this book as a cheat sheet to how to celebrate the 5 days of Diwali.

Language: This series has a lovely start- Hindi pronunciation table provided right at the beginning- makes it easy for kids across the globe to read the book. The language is simple. -Let’s Celebrate 5 Days of Diwali!, makes for a great read for the beginners. The early readers can choose to break their reading over 5-6 days as they learn along about different festivities.

Illustrations: The illustrations bring alive the festivities of Diwali in a grand way. They give you a peak into the cultural nuances of this Indian festival.

Also by Ajanta Chakraborty and Vivek Kumar:
Let’s Celebrate Navratri
Let's Celebrate Ramadan and Eid
Let's visit Mumbai
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