Lou Fancher & Steve Johnson
Laura Geringer, 2006 (2006)
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Reviewed by Hilary Williamson
his inspiring picture book opens with a child at an open window gazing at the night sky and musing, '
On nights I cannot sleep, I go star climbing.
ou Fancher's engaging text takes young readers on a tour of the stars, while Steve Johnson's rich, evocative illustrations tie the journey in to myth and legend. At the back of the book is an overview of the constellations visited, from
Leo the Lion
Cygnus the Swan
ow would you like to '
Toss a star through black of night. / Soar above a bed of light
'? Enjoy this tribute to astronomy and the imagination, and use the drawings of star constellations to do your own star spotting - and climbing!
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