The Star Festival

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Product Details
Price
$16.99  $15.80
Publisher
Albert Whitman & Company
Publish Date
Pages
32
Dimensions
8.2 X 10.1 X 0.5 inches | 0.75 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780807575956

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About the Author

Moni Ritchie Hadley is the author of Anzu and the Art of Friendship and The Star Festival. After attending UCLA and enjoying a career as a home/hospital teacher, Moni pursued her dream of becoming a writer. She is the founder of the Write Kidlit Now! scholarship, and lives in Los Angeles with her family and four furry writing buddies.

Mizuho Fujisawa was born and raised in Japan near Mount Fuji. After studying biology, she moved to France with her family to pursue a career in illustration. She lives in France.

Reviews

2021 Freeman Book Awards Honorable Mention - Children's Literature
The Best Children's Books of the Year 2022, Bank Street College


STARRED REVIEW! "Hadley has created a remarkable debut that flows elegantly, interweaving the two tales in a way that is readable and fun...An exquisite choice for all collections."--School Library Journal starred review


"A spunky introduction to the origin and customs of Japan's Star Festival...A satisfying family story that weaves together cultural practices and intergenerational connections."--Kirkus Reviews