The Night Before Holi

The Night Before Holi

A vibrant picture book celebrating the festival of Holi – and all the fun it brings with it!

‘Twas the night before Holi
and the house was a sight!
Everyone was awake to plan
the BIGGEST colour fight.

Join a little girl and her grandad as they plan for the BEST HOLI EVER! They know all the best spots to throw the bright Holi powder! Can they cover the whole neighbourhood in colour in their biggest celebration yet?

Swapna Haddow’s twist on the traditional ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas’ poem is full of fun and energy. And Aditi Kakade Beaufrand’s vivid illustrations fill the pages with joy – little readers will absolutely love the vibrant colours

Featuring a non-fiction page at the back of the book all about Holi, including a recipe to make your own mango lassi, this bright and bold picture book is perfect for the Holi season

Publisher: Scholastic
Date: February 2025
Illustrations: Aditi Kakade Beaufrand
ISBN: 9780702325892

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