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Nancy Hundal has a gift for lyrical, imaginative stories told from a child's unique perspective. Nowhere is this gift more alive than in her newest picture book, Melted Star Journey. It's the story of Luke, sitting in the back seat of his family's darkened car, safe in that place between sleep and the reality of the awake-world.Luke finds the rain and the night have ...more
Paperback, 32 pages
Published January 28th 2000 by HarperCollins Publishers (first published April 1999)
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There are parts of this book that are so rich that they just fly way over my head. This book could be taken apart page by page and examined and I still couldn't pick up everything she managed to fit so seamlessly together. It's a truly incredible book.
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Nancy is the author of nine picture books and one YA novel. Her focus as a writer is on using evocative language to create a powerful atmosphere in each book. Her style of writing has been referred to as poetic prose, and her books are often used in the classroom as pattern books for student writers.

She lives in Vancouver, where she divides her time between being a mother of three, a teacher-libr
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