We independently select and share the products we love—and may receive a commission if you choose to buy.
Diwali children’s books are a wonderful way to learn about or observe a holiday that is recognized by millions of people all around the world. Diwali is a Hindu festival that celebrates the triumph of good over evil. It’s also called the “Festival of Lights” because part of the celebrations include lighting candles and clay lamps all over the house, symbolizing the light within. The festivities are spread out over several days filled with family, food and joy. This year, it’s from October 23 – October 27.
Children’s books on Diwali cover all of the merry aspects of this special occasion. These stories are engaging and beautifully illustrated for little ones. Cultivating a diverse library for your kiddos can start with honoring the different traditions around the world. Check out these picture books that can help foster a love of different cultures and understanding in your child.