The perfect picture book to introduce children to Rama and Sita and the story of Diwali, with text by award-winning author Malachy Doyle and stunning, colourful illustrations from Christopher Corr.
Rama and Sita live happily in the forest - until Sita is kidnapped by the demon king, Ravana. Can Rama and the monkey king Hanuman follow the trail she has laid for them and save Sita, or will she be lost forever? Whether you're looking for a Diwali gift or a simple introduction to the Diwali story to share with your children, this beautiful book, now reissued in a larger picture book format, is ideal.
Book band: Purple
Quizzed for Accelerated Reader
Ideal for ages: 6+
Malachy Doyle lives in Ireland on a tiny island off the coast of Donegal, with his wife, cats, dogs, hens and ducks. Before writing children's books, he worked in advertising and as a teacher for children with special needs. He is the best-selling and award-winning author of many books, from picture books to teen fiction, including Georgie and Who is Jesse Flood? for older readers. Christopher Corr studied art, graphics and illustration at art school in Manchester before completing his Masters at the Royal College in London. He loves old cities, particularly ones where old meets new such as New York, Delhi, Shanghai and Berlin. Colour is important to Christopher and he is fascinated by how it affects people.