Lights for Gita

By Rachna Gilmore

Illustrated By Alice Priestley

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Gita’s family has recently emigrated from India, but she has already made friends in her new home. Today, she is looking forward to her favourite holiday – Divali, a festival of lights. But Gita’s plans soon fall apart and she becomes homesick.

Praise & Recognition

Canadian Children's Book Centre Our Choice Book 1995 - Commended


Publication Date: September 22, 1994

Reading Age: 6 - 8

Genre: Picture Book, Children's Fiction

Product Format: Paperback

Pages: 24

ISBN: 978-0-929005-61-4

About the Author

Rachna Gilmore

Born in India, Rachna Gilmore has lived in London, England, and Prince Edward Island. She now lives in Ottawa where she continues to plark (play, work, lark) at her writing, dreaming up weird and wonder-filled tales.
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Alice Priestley

About the Illustrator

Alice Priestley

Alice Priestley is a Toronto based illustrator and web designer. She has created artwork for more than a dozen picture books, including The Light Keeper, Mom Marries Mum!, and Lights for Gita, as well as for textbooks, anthologies, and even some of her website projects.
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