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Star in the Jar (Hardcover)

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By Sam Hay, Sarah Massini (Illustrator)
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What a sweet, gentle book this is! Sister tells how her younger brother finds objects, and in his quest, he finds a shining fallen star. After they realize it may be someone else's, Massini's whimsical illustrations point to some usual suspects - but alas! no one claims the star. Ah, but greater things are in store for the pair, and with Hay's imaginative telling, a happy ending is clearly seen. Gorgeous, vibrant artwork make this a standout for storytime. Be ready for multiple tellings! - Maureen

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Named a "Parents Best Children's Books 2018"

What would you do with a fallen star?

When a little boy stumbles across a lost star, he decides to take care of it, putting it in a jar and carrying it with him everywhere. But when the sky calls out for its missing star, can the little boy and his sister figure out a way to return the star to its friends in the sky...even if it means saying goodbye forever?

This warm-hearted and enchanting bedtime story celebrates the rewards of true friendship.

Praise for Star in the Jar:
"A cheery, warm-hearted tale, beautifully told." --The Guardian



Product Details
ISBN: 9781492662204
ISBN-10: 1492662208
Publisher: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
Publication Date: September 4th, 2018
Pages: 32
Language: English

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