People of the Sikh faith from all over the world come together to celebrate Guru Nanak Jayanti - the birth anniversary of the founder of Sikhism and the first of the ten Sikh Gurus.
Here are our recommendations on books that give you an introduction to Sikhism, and explain the tenets and traditions of the Sikh faith.
We've also rounded up stories with a distinct Punjabi flavor - whether set in the Golden Temple, or a wedding or some fun bilingual books because let's admit it - Punjabi vich sunan che aur mazaa anda hai! (everything sounds more fun in Punjabi!)
My First Sikh Book - See young Sikh boys and girls living with Sikh ideals.
Sikh Gurus - Learn about the illustrious ten Sikh gurus and their teachings.
Guru Nanak, the First Sikh Guru - This books explores the story of Sikhism's founder - Guru Nanak.
Guru Nanak: The First Sikh Guru - This biography of Guru Nanak is illustrated in wonderful miniature paintings.
Sona and the Wedding Game - Join Sona and her cousins as they participate in the most fun part of any wedding - holdling the groom's shoes for ransom!
Bindhu's Wedding - This beautifully illustrated book takes a child's eye view of weddings and all the fun before hand!
The Magic Rolling Pin - See Jungu's magic rolling pin in action at the langar in the Golden Temple.
Bilingual Books (English-Punjabi)
Games We play - Take a trip down memory lane with these age-old games.
Hansel and Gretel - Read this well known story in a new language!
The Wheels on the Bus - This classic tale gets a whole number of new friends!
The Very Hungry Caterpillar - Guess what the caterpillar is eating!