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Bonfires and street processions, music and dancing, spraying colored water are all part of the Holi celebrations. How and why is Holi celebrated? Why is it a fun holiday, especially for Hindu children? This book takes you to the festival to find out! Join in the holiday merrymaking with this World of Holidays series that takes young readers to major celebrations all over the world. A lively text and inviting color photographs and art reproductions show how each holiday is remembered. Young readers will also learn the cultural and religious importance to the communities involved. Each book also offers ideas for making festive decorations or foods, so that the reader can take part, too.
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