Tutto è fatto di polvere di stelle... Una bambina osserva il cielo stellato della notte domandandosi qual è il suo posto nel mondo. Suo nonno le racconta una storia, com'è nato l'universo e come tutte le cose sono connesse: siamo tutti fatti di polvere di stelle...
- ISBN: 8865269081
- Casa Editrice: NORD-SUD
- Pagine: 40
A young girl wants to be a star, literally, but feels overshadowed by her sister's figurative stardom until their grandfather explains that everyone is made of stardust. It's a sweet, quick story wherein the little girl's jealousy is not manifested as anger toward her sister but, rather, as a gnawing Leggi tutto
A little girl is sad because her big sister is always being declared "a star." The little girl makes a wish that she could be a star, too, and her grandpa hears her, and he shares all the ways that everyone is made of stars. It's a lovely book, with lovely words, and lovely illustrations, as Grandpa Leggi tutto
The illustrations in this were beautiful. The story explores sibling rivalry, as the little girl feels jealousy of her sister, who is always described by her family as a star. The overall message of the story is to "shine in your own way", clearly an important message but a slightly abrupt ending ov Leggi tutto
Let's talk about confidence. Confidence is hard for big people, let alone little people, to maintain, let alone figure out if they even have it in the first place. The world is an intimidating space and circumstance conspires to place people in intimidating positions. Whether that's your first day at Leggi tutto
Stardust by Jeanne Willis and Illustrated by Briony May Smith. PICTURE BOOK. Nosy Crow (Candlewick), 2019. $17. 9781536202656 BUYING ADVISORY: EL (K-3) – OPTIONAL AUDIENCE APPEAL: AVERAGE This story features a little girl who is envious of the attention that her sister always seems to get. One evening Leggi tutto
A little girl wants to be a star, just like the beautiful sparkly ones in the sky. But somehow she never quite manages to live up to her older sister's exploits. Eventually her grandfather explains to her that just as the earth and all it's living creatures are made of stardust, so is she. He remind Leggi tutto
A warm story that illustrates the damage that can be done by comparing yourself to those that appear to be shining more brightly than you are. Sometimes comfort from someone that you love is enough to ground these worries and gain an understanding that different people shine in different ways. In th Leggi tutto
Such a lovely story about finding your own sparkle and realising that just because you aren't as good as other people at some things, you will be better than them at others. Realising this is such an important message for children and adults as well. The illustrations are full of tiny details that y Leggi tutto
This book is so beautiful and had me in tears. Such a lovely way of dealing with self-esteem and confidence and reminds everyone that we can truly shine in our own right. The illustrations are so lovely and depict the relationship between the different family members and allow for a lot of discussio Leggi tutto
Contrived stupid sibling jealousy with contrived tone-deaf parents. Boo hoo. Ridiculous big bang explanation from grandpa, the [sniff] only one who [sniff] cares. Should have called this Snowflake instead. Shall we call a moratorium on these books, after: You Are Stardust and The Stuff of Stars and
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