READ BY PAULMCGANN. 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.
READ BY PAUL MCGANN. Once there was a boy, and the boy loved stars very much. Every night he watched stars from his bedroom window and wished that he had one of his own. He dreamed of how this star might be his friend and how they would play together.
So one day, the boy decided to try and catch a star...but first he had to think of a plan.
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 32
Weight: 250 g
Edition: Unabridged edition
"...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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