The stars have fallen. They are buried beneath the snow. Meera's need to wake them leads her on a journey through a mysterious landscape that includes ice, water, mist - and a Dream Tree. Along the way to finding the stars, Meera, a clown, encounters a woman carved from wood in a booth, a fellow star-seeker, a mysterious Spinner, a fire-juggler, and more. The determination...more
Hardcover, 48 pages
Published May 1st 2012 by Red Deer Press
(first published November 1st 2011)
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This is a beautiful book with stunning photography. In fact we took our son to the authors reading and book sighning event in Toronto.. It was fabulous with a lot of acrobatic performances whichwere a huge hit and not just with the kids!!! Sort of Cirque du Soliel's version of "circle time".
Oct 08, 2012 Jen rated it 5 of 5 stars
Utterly unique picture book that shows how perseverance and believing in yourself can lead you to shine. The text is lyrical and the photographs are theatrical, so you feel like you are dropped into a circus play. A new classic for lovers of Canadian picture books.
Born in Lethbridge, Alberta to a family filled with entertainers and superb storytellers, Diana grew up being told she could be anything she wanted to be, so she became a writer, director, and performer who now runs her own Dora Award-nominated theatre company, Whetstone Productions. Her play, Bedtime Stories, is published in Ontario Playwrights: Eight Short Plays, and was excerpted in Taking the...moreMore about Diana Kolpak...