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How the Stars Came To Be

4.47  ·  Rating details ·  51 ratings  ·  14 reviews
Have you ever wondered how the stars came to be in the sky?
 
The Fisherman’s Daughter loved to dance in the sunlight, and bathe in the glow of the moon. But when the moon disappeared for a few nights each month, she worried about her father and how he would find his way home from the sea in the deep darkness. When the sun finds her sobbing one
night, he takes one of his r
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Hardcover, 32 pages
Published March 24th 2020 by Tate Publishing
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Ellie Abrey
Nov 26, 2019 rated it it was amazing
How the Stars Came to Be is a beautifully illustrated story of a girl who is concerned about her father (a fisherman) getting home safely at night when the moon is not present in the sky. This is a lovely traditional tale which provides an alternative, yet enchanting, reason for the stars coming to exist in the sky.

‘Girl’ persists through adversity and difficult situations to complete the tasks she has set herself, even though she knows this is going to take an extremely long time. Therefore, th
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Nicoswan
Mar 25, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Absolutely gorgeous illustrations! I highly recomend for anyone who enjoys visual art. The story is beautiful as well. I love traditional stories being published and shared in a way that isn't appropriative. Thank you for this wonderful publication. ...more
SheReads
Jul 26, 2020 rated it it was amazing
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Beautiful in every aspect.

The book: This is a story about how the sun helped a little girl light up the sky in the absence of the moon at night. She feared her father wouldn't find his way home without a light to guide him. So, the sun sends stars scattering them to the earth, and the girl's job is to place them deliberately in the sky to light up the world.

What I loved: Everything. First, the illustrations. I can't say enough about how completely beautiful this boo
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Sep 14, 2020 added it
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This book is pure beauty! I am in love with the amazing illustratons, and the short story is so heartwarming. A perfect book to just flip trough now and again when you need some beauty in your life.
Alicia
Nov 01, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I don't normally count Children's books in my totals for the year, but I am this time because the illustrations are so incredibly breathtaking. The story is cute and will add nice diversity to any shelf! ...more
Jo Swenson
Jul 31, 2020 rated it it was amazing
A cute story accompanied by stunning illustrations.
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Nov 19, 2020 rated it really liked it
The absolute most beautifully illustrated children's book I've ever read. For real. I'm marveling at its beauty. ...more
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Jan 24, 2021 rated it really liked it
Amazing superlative extraordinary graphics. The story and text could have been more imaginative and lyrical.
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Aug 25, 2020 rated it really liked it
4.5 stars. The illustrations are different from most picture books, but that is what makes the book extra special.
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Sep 29, 2020 rated it it was amazing
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HELLO GORGEOUS
Katalin
Feb 05, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I just saw this book on the shelves in the bookshop and fell in love with it visually. Stunning and beautiful.
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Feb 11, 2020 rated it it was amazing
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The artwork was beautiful and the story was touching. I really enjoyed this book
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A stunningly illustrated story about the origin of the night sky.
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Amazing artwork. 🌟
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