Paperback | Age 3-7 | 36 pages | 250 x 250mm Publication November 2021 | ISBN 9781914079238
Travel with Star as her light zips across 93 million miles of space from her home to Earth, where she ripens crops, keeps us warm, creates weather and reveals a waking world full of life.
Complete with a list of facts about the stars that fill our sky and why they are important, this charming poetic picture book combines fiction and non-fiction to make a perfect educational resource for children whether at home or in the classroom.
The fourth book in the Wild Wanderers series written by Dom Conlon and illustrated by Anastasia Izlesou. From the leap of a hare and the gentlest breeze to a blazing star and ancient trees, Wild Wanderers is a series of poetic exploration which will inspire children across the world. Each book takes a gentle and lyrical journey through biodiversity, environment and challenges to unlock a world of wonder.
Dom Conlon is a poet and, whether talking on BBC Radio Lancashire or running workshops for children, Dom's work is guided by nature and the stars. Dom's work has been praised by award-winning writers such as Nicola Davies, George Szirtes and Chris Riddell.
Anastasia Izlesou is a multidisciplinary illustrator and designer from the UK. Using a mix of digital and traditional media, she creates vibrant work full of bold natural elements. The White Hare was Anastasia's first published book.
Featured in Nikki Gamble's Book Blast November 2021
'This series just gets better. Lovely lyrical text and stunning illustration.’ Just Imagine
'It cleverly reads lyrically as a story while at the same time sharing fascinating facts about the stars.' Jo Bowers
'A joyous celebration' Armadillo Magazine
'Beautiful, atmospheric, intriguing, informative…and an utter joy to read.’ - Mary Esther Judy,Fallen Star Stories
'Informative and inspiring with beautiful poetry and vibrant sparkling imagery. Wonderful.' - Simon Fisher, Family Bookworms
'Poetic, educational and pretty.' - Browser's Bookshop
'A completely inspired new perspective on the beginning of time and the way our world depends upon the sun. The illustrations are vibrant and bold, the perfect accompaniment for the celebration of the sun!' - Erin, My Shelves Are Full
'Shine Star Shine! is a very educational book one that I fully recommend as it's like a little encyclopaedia that's all about our little planet earth.' - Book Read 2 Day
'A lovely children’s book and a great one to introduce the sun.' - Strawberry Post
'I absolutely love Dom Conlon and his work. It's always such a joy to read and I adore the links into the natural world. They're (the Wild Wanderers series) brilliantly written and with the most clever illustration from Anastasia Izlesou. Anastasia manages to capture Dom's words so wonderfully well.'-Sarah Burns