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The Boy Who Ate Stars

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A stranger enters a mountain village and promises to make the wishes of its people come true. In return, he asks permission to cut trees from their mountains. One child gets his wish to eat all the lovely looking stars. What happens when all the stars and all the trees are gone?
Paperback, 20 pages
Published March 15th 1991 by Cacho Publishing House, Inc.
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Zim
Dec 31, 2013 Zim rated it it was ok
Lesson from this story: Always remember that even the littlest thing that you have gotten easily has a shocking price to pay. So be careful on the things that you accept specially those that come from strangers.
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SO SAD!!
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Haaaaay loving this story na talaga :)
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Nov 28, 2016 Fran rated it it was amazing
Krip Yuson's tale echoes Mahatma Gandhi's "Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed." Beth Parrocha's art work are amazing!
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Oct 17, 2012 Stacey rated it liked it
I picked this up off the free shelf at the library, thinking it was a children's chapter book. After I realized it was about an autistic boy, I decided to read it myself. It offered what I thought to be an easy to understand example of an autistic child and I may keep the book to reference in the future in case my children have questions re: the subject matter. Very quick read.
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Also known as Krip Yuson.

Alfred Yuson has authored 23 books, including novels, poetry collections, short fiction, essays, and children's stories, apart from having edited various other titles. Yuson was conferred the Southeast Asia Write Award (SEA Write) in 1992 in Bangkok, and has been elevated to the Hall of Fame of the Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature, the Philippines ‘ most prest
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