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How to Catch a Star (Paperback)

Author:  Oliver Jeffers
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0399242864
ISBN-13: 9780399242861
Sku: 36291084
Publish Date: 6/1/2004
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 10.5H x 10.25L x 0.75T
Pages:  32
Age Range:  7 to 10
 
Determined to catch a star by climbing to the top of the tallest tree and building a rocket ship out of paper, a young boy makes a discovery about the night sky that leads to an unexpected friendship. *Author: Jeffers, Oliver *Publication Date: 2004/06/01 *Number of Pages: 32 *Binding Type: School And Library *Grade Level: Preschool *Language: English *Depth: 0.75 *Width: 10.25 *Height: 10.50
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Once there was a boy, and that boy loved stars very much. So much so that he decided to catch one of his very own. But how? Waiting for them to grow tired from being up in the sky all night doesn't work. Climbing to the top of the tallest tree? No, not tall enough. The boy has a rocket ship . . . but it is made of paper and doesn't fly well at all. Finally, just when the boy is ready to give up, he learns that sometimes things aren't where, or what, we expect them to be.

First-time author/illustrator Oliver Jeffers offers a simple, childlike tale of reaching for the stars, and emerging with a friend.

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A little boy who loves stars longs to have a star for his special friend. Clad in a festive red-and-white striped shirt, the boy decides to wait for a star to get tired and fall from the sky. When this doesn't work, he thinks climbing a tree might help, but that fails, too. Then his luck changes--and in the most surprising fashion! With lovely, rich watercolor illustrations.

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Product attributeeBooks:   Kobo
Product attributeBook Format:   Hardcover
Product attributeMinimum Age:   03
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0032
Product attributePublisher:   Philomel Books
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