The Stuff of Stars

The Stuff of Stars

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Explores the formation of the universe.
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, ©2018].
ISBN: 9780763678838
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) :,colour illustrations ;,31 cm.
Additional Contributors: Holmes, Ekua - Illustrator


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teenbrarian Dec 19, 2018

A beautifully poetic picture book about our place and history in the universe.

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SPPL_BirthToK Jan 29, 2019

Beautiful pictures and poetic text make for a gentle and thoughtful read with pre-schoolers and older children.

ArapahoeSusan Dec 01, 2018

The poetic text and stunning illustrations in The Stuff of Stars marry two topics difficult for children to understand - "big bang theory" and "where do I come from?” Both begin with a speck in a deep dark place, expand and grow, and create something magnificent. Bauer’s words tell a complex story in a relatable fashion for children. Holmes’ hand-marbled collages flow, burst with color, and are filled with hidden images that illustrate the potential that is to come. This is a picture book for all ages.

ArapahoeAlyson Nov 13, 2018

Beautiful, beautiful book! The illustrations convey the wonder of the universe and each page must be savored for awhile. I finally understand the Big Bang theory, all I needed was the right picture book.

Oct 17, 2018

Planning to share this book for National Chemistry Week. The theme this year is Chemistry is Out of This World.

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