Prince of Fire: The Story of Diwali
Who can defeat the demon king of Lanka and return light to the world? Only Rama, the Prince of Fire, and his friends can save the day in this gripping illustrated chapter book. A faithful but fresh adaptation of the Ramayana, India's unforgettable epic, Prince of Fire is both the perfect introduction to and retelling of the story of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights.
Diwali is a Hindu festival that is mostly celebrated in India. Nepal celebrates its own version of Diwali, called Tihar. Both Tihar and Diwali are festivals of light, and celebrate the triumph of good over evil. This year, Diwali and Tihar are celebrated from November 4th-November 9th.
- Retold by Jatinder Verma
- Illustrated by Nilesh Mistry
- 56 Pages
- Paper back
- Recommended reading age 8-12 years