The Story of Divaali

by Valmiki

Hardcover, 2002

Status

Available

Local notes

398.2 Ver

Collection

Publication

Barefoot Books (2002), Hardcover, 40 pages

Description

Retells the Hindu tale of a heroic prince and his bride who are separated by the demon prince Ravana until the Monkey Army of Hanuman, god of the wind, helps them. Includes facts about Divaali, the festival celebrating Rāma and Sītā's return to their kingdom.

Physical description

40 p.; 10.52 inches

ISBN

1841489360 / 9781841489360

Barcode

3910

User reviews

LibraryThing member nieva21
It is too bad there aren't more books written about the Hindu holidays for Hindu and non-Hindu children alike to share and experience. I feel like this book does a great job illustrating important cultural concepts, but needs to steer away from some of the idealism. I realize the author does that because it's written for children, but since many fairy-tales are written truthfully I feel a child can handle a more bluntly told version of this story and holiday.… (more)

Pages

40

Rating

(6 ratings; 3.8)
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