Books by Diane Hall

CELEBRATE IN SOUTH ASIA by Joe Viesti
HOLIDAYS & FESTIVALS
Released: Aug. 1, 1996

"Fact-filled, congenial fare. (map) (Picture book/nonfiction. 5+)"
This is truly a fascinating and highly accessible survey of religious holidays and community festivals in India (Holi and the Pushkar Camel Fair), Sri Lanka (Esala Perahera—an astonishing procession honoring Buddha's tooth relic—and Wesak—Buddha's birthday), Bangladesh (Baishakhi—the Bengali New Year), Pakistan (Eid-ul-Fitr—breaking the Ramadan fast), Bhutan (Paro Tsechu—a dance festival), Myanmar (the Shwedagon Pagoda Festival), and Nepal (Tihar—the Newari New Year). Read full book review >