This book is written by Kabir Seghal @kabir.cc & Surishtha Seghal and illustrated by by Vashti Harrison @vashtiharrison. Holi festival is celebrated during the onset of spring season. Author & Illustrator shares kids the interesting way for preparing color power-gulal from flowers available in their garden. Let’s see what they share in this book.
Once spring season has begun, Chintoo & Mintoo – brother & sister get ready for Holi festival . Author shares readers what these kids do next ! Kids start collecting different flowers from their garden to make natural colors – gulal for Holi celebrations!
They collect Hibiscus for red color , Orchids for Purple color , Marigolds for Orange color , Irises for Blue color . After collecting flowers they dry in sunlight. They separate petals & start pressing flowers and get powders. On the Holi day Chintoo , Mintoo their family & friends start celebrating color festival by splashing & poofing colors around. Their neighborhood turns so colorful. Everyone shout ‘Holi Hai’ ‘Holi Hai’ in joy !
Authors have used simple words for readers to read this book aloud & get immersed with joy.
The illustrations are so colorful & bright, provides little readers visual treat & kindles their imagination
Great book for kids from two years and above & perfect for four years and above to read aloud!