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Stella Princess Of The Sky

Category: Book
By (author): Gay, Marie-Louise
Series: Stella And Sam
Subject:  JUVENILE FICTION / Family / Siblings
  JUVENILE FICTION / Imagination & Play
  JUVENILE FICTION / Nature & the Natural World / General (see also headings unde
Awards: SYRCA Shining Willow Award (2004) Long-listed
Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Award (2005) Short-listed
Alvine-BĂ©lisle Award (2005) Winner
CCBC Our Choice (2005) Commended
CLA Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator's Award (Honor Book) (2005) Commended
Governor General's Literary Awards: Illustration (2004) Short-listed
OLA Blue Spruce Award (2006) Long-listed
Publisher: Groundwood Books
Published: June 2010
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 32
Size: 9.25in x 9.13in x 0.14in
Our Price:
$ 7.95
Available to order

Additional Notes

From The Publisher*

Another adventure begins in this book in the Stella and Sam series as the pair explores the wonders of the natural world. A vast luminous sky, the sun, the stars and the rising moon form the backdrop for their nocturnal expedition. As they encounter raccoons, fireflies, tree frogs and bats, Sam wonders if the moon can swim, if the sun wears pajamas or if he can catch shooting stars with his butterfly net. Stella, as always, has an answer for every question.

Marie-Louise Gay's whimsical prose and enchanting illustrations capture the joys of young children making their first discoveries of the world around them.

From The Publisher*

Another adventure begins in this book in the Stella and Sam series as they explore the wonders of the natural world at night.

Review Quote*Detailed illustrations capture the blues and grays of dusk and night, while the children are portrayed in brighter colors.
Review Quote*...the whimsical illustrations are gorgeously animated and colourful, and Stella and Sam's charming stream-of-consciousness chat strikes a buoyant note...Pure delight.
Review Quote*Gay has once again perfectly captured the distinct wonder of childhood...
Review Quote*Marie-Louise Gay's watercolor illustrations are accomplished, visually soothing, and convey the endearing ethereality of small children.
Review Quote*Just like her text, Gay's illustrations are fun as well as poignant.
Review Quote*Stella, Princess of the Sky is exactly what a picture book should be - a perfect blend of picture and text that will have both parent and child entranced.
Review Quote*This is a quiet star of a story that works well either as a group read-aloud or as a bedtime treasure to share one-on-one.
Biographical Note

Marie-Louise Gay is an internationally acclaimed author and illustrator of children's books. She has won two Governor General's Literary Awards, the Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Canadian Picture Book Award, the Vicky Metcalf Award for Children's Literature and the Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award. She has also been nominated for the prestigious Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award and the Hans Christian Andersen Award. Marie-Louise's very popular Stella and Sam series has been translated into more than fifteen languages and is loved by children all over the world. Her recent books include Short Stories for Little Monsters and Mustafa. She lives in Montreal.