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On the Night of the Shooting Star by Amy Hest
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On the Night of the Shooting Star

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On the Night of the Shooting Star by Amy Hest
Hardcover $16.99
Sep 12, 2017 | ISBN 9780763691547

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Hest’s spare, quiet text, with just enough well-chosen details to set the scenes and differentiate clearly between Dog and Bunny, leaves plenty of room for the illustrator’s imagination…While many stories about making friends begin with a lonely characters yearning for companionship, this picture book introduces two who are content to be alone, but find that friendship brings them great happiness. A wonderful read-aloud choice.
—Booklist (starred review)

Desmond’s mixed-media illustrations juxtapose simply rendered animals, charming household details, and lovely full-bleed expanses of starry sky and moonlit lake. A gentle, empathetic tribute to the value of reaching out to welcome a new friend.
—Kirkus Reviews

Enchantingly fresh, this lighthearted tale of friendship deserves a place in every picture book collection. Pair with Beth Ferry’s Stick and Stone or Cynthia Rylant’s “Mr. Putter and Tabby” series for stories that inspire kindness and neighborliness and that value the warm comfort of finding a friend.
—School Library Journal

The appealing watercolor illustrations create a welcoming world and two lovable characters.
—Providence Journal

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