Learn all about Holi, the Indian Festival of Colors, in this lush picture book from bestselling mother/son duo Surishtha Sehgal and Kabir Sehgal.
Spring is here, and it's almost time for Holi, the Indian Festival of Colors. Siblings Mintoo and Chintoo are busy gathering flowers to make into colorful powders to toss during the festival. And when at last the big day comes, they gather with their friends, family, and neighbors for a vibrant celebration of fresh starts, friendship, forgiveness, and, of course, fun!Author:
Surishtha Sehgal, Kabir SehgalPublisher:
Beach Lane BooksPublished:
9.60h x 10.80w x 0.50dISBN:
Ages 4-8Accelerated Reader:Reading Level:
Lower GradeQuiz #/Name:
501362 / Festival of ColorsReview Citation(s): Kirkus Reviews
11/01/2017 pg. 61Publishers Weekly
11/06/2017School Library Journal
02/01/2018 pg. 51Hornbook Guide to Children
07/01/2018 - Below Average, With Minor Flaw
About the Author
Surishtha Sehgal was a university professor for many years and now enjoys reading to children during story time. She is the founder of a nonprofit organization that promotes social responsibility among students, and she serves on the boards of two universities and a national arts center. She lives in Atlanta.
Kabir Sehgal started his class newspaper in second grade and has been writing ever since. A bestselling author of several books, he is also a jazz bassist and Grammy Award-winning producer. He lives in New York City.
Vashti Harrison, author and illustrator of the bestselling Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History
, is an artist, author, and filmmaker with a passion for storytelling. She earned her MFA in film and video from California Institute of the Arts, where she snuck into animation and illustration classes to learn from Disney and DreamWorks legends. There she rekindled a love for drawing and painting. Now she uses her love for both film and illustration to craft beautiful stories for children.