How to Catch a Star (Paperback)Oliver Jeffers (author)
An inspirational story of a boy who loved the stars so much, he decided to catch one of his very own. The beautifully illustrated, original debut picture book from shining talent Oliver Jeffers.
There once was a boy who loved stars so much that he wished he had one of his very own. Every night he watched the stars in the sky from his bedroom window and dreamed of how he could be their friend and how they could play hide-and-go-seek together.
So, one day, he decided to set about catching a star of his very own…
“If only all picture books could be this good" The Bookseller
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 32
Weight: 240 g
Dimensions: 265 x 259 x 2 mm
“…the best recent picture book by light years, is stylishly spellbinding” Telegraph
“A story about possibilities and disappointments with a triumphant ending, all of which Jeffers captures through the beautifully expressive changing moods of his little boy.” Guardian
“This is a magical, beautifully illustrated tale about reaching for dreams… Adults tend to think of waiting as tedious, but the magic of this book is that it understands waiting as children wait – alert, apprehensive and using their imaginations.” Mail on Sunday
“Hail to new talent… If only all picture books could be this good" The Bookseller
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“Perfect bedtime reading”
Another cracker from this modern picture book genius. It's a lovely theme for bedtime reading and the illustrations are as beautiful as his other books.
This is now in boardbook format Hurrah!
Althought the story is simple, remember you are reading to a child, my 2 yr old is amazed at how many things have stars in them other than the sky.
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“How to Catch a Star”
A wonderful book, beautiful illustrations and my 2 year old insists on it being read every night before he goes to bed. Especially as he also has a red spaceship to go and catch his own star in !!
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