Featured books by Kabir Sehgal

Festival of Colors

Festival of Colors

By: Surishtha Sehgal, Kabir Sehgal
Illustrated by: Vashti Harrison
Age Level: 3-6
Reading Level: Beginning Reader
Genre: Fiction

Learn all about Holi, the Indian Festival of Colors, in this vibrant picture book. Spring is here, and it’s almost time for Holi, the Indian Festival of Colors. Siblings Mintoo and Chintoo are busy gathering flowers to make into colorful powders to toss during the festival. And when at last the big day comes, they gather with their friends, family, and neighbors for a vibrant celebration of fresh starts, friendship, forgiveness, and, of course, fun!

It’s Diwali!

It’s Diwali!

By: Kabir Sehgal, Surishtha Sehgal
Illustrated by: Archana Sreenivasan
Age Level: 3-6
Reading Level: Beginning Reader

Count up to ten and back down again to the tune of “One, Two, Buckle My Shoe” while learning about the traditions that make Diwali a fun-filled festival! Celebrated during autumn harvest, Diwali symbolizes the triumph of good over evil and light over darkness. From sweet treats to intricate henna designs to exciting firework displays, young readers will get a vibrant glimpse into the Festival of Lights.

The Wheels on the Tuk Tuk

The Wheels on the Tuk Tuk

By: Kabir Sehgal, Surishtha Sehgal
Illustrated by: Jess Golden
Age Level: 0-3
Reading Level: Pre-Reader

This picture book brings an international twist to the beloved nursery rhyme, The Wheels on the Bus, by bringing you aboard a busy three-wheeled taxi in India! Anything can happen as the tuk tuk rolls through town — from an elephant encounter to a tasty treat to a grand fireworks display. And in the midst of all the action, one thing's for sure: passengers young and old love every minute of their exciting ride as the wheels of the tuk tuk go round and round!

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