The Stars

The Complete Guide

By Mary Lyn Ray; Marla Frazee (Illustrator)
(Beach Lane Books, Hardcover, 9781442422490, 40pp.)

Publication Date: October 4, 2011

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Description

A star is how you know it’s almost night.

As soon as you see one, there’s another, and another.

And the dark that comes doesn’t feel so dark.

What if you could have a star?

From acclaimed author Mary Lyn Ray and two-time Caldecott Honor winner Marla Frazee comes this tender, evocative—and profound—exploration of stars both near and far.




About the Author
Mary Lyn Ray is a conservationist and author of several picture books for children. Ray's texts are often praised for their lyricism and emotional depth, and in her works she frequently focuses on humankind's relationship with nature. Among her critically acclaimed titles are Stars", "Christmas Farm", " Pumpkins", "Shaker Boy", and "Welcome, Brown Bird".

Marla Frazee has illustrated many acclaimed picture books, including "God Got a Dog" by Cynthia Rylant; "Stars "by Mary Lyn Ray; "All the World" by Liz Garton Scanlon, which received a 2010 Caldecott Honor; "Everywhere Babies" by Susan Meyers; and "Harriet, You'll Drive Me Wild!" by Mem Fox; as well as her own "Farmer and the Clown"; "Boot & Shoe"; "The Boss Baby"; "Walk On!"; "Roller Coaster"; "Santa Claus the World's Number One Toy Expert"; and "A Couple of Boys Have the Best Week Ever", which received a 2009 Caldecott Honor. She is also the illustrator of the bestselling Clementine chapter book series by Sara Pennypacker. She lives with her family in Pasadena, California. Visit her at MarlaFrazee.com.
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