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Baby Board Book
Pages: 24
Themes: Holi, concept book, color primer, rainbow, baby, Hindu festival
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pub Date: 13/Feb/2018
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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.

School Library Journal
"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."
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"Scenes 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."
Kiss the Book blog
"The rhyming is catchy and will make the book easy to read again and again…a perfectly written introduction to the holiday."
Publishers Weekly, starred review
★ "[A] tender tribute to the Hindu holiday of Holi…A joyful hybrid of concept book, holiday title, and portrait of familial love."
Kirkus Reviews, starred review
★ "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."


CCBC Best Books for Kids & Teens  | 2018 | Commended
Kirkus Best Books for Babies & Toddlers  | 2018 | Commended
CaldeNott  | 2019 | Long-listed
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People  | 2019 | Commended

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