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Stella’s Starliner

By Rosemary Wells
Illustrated by Rosemary Wells

Though she is teased about her silver mobile home, little Stella never loses sight of life s true gifts in this sensitive, ultimately uplifting story.

Stella lives in a sparkling home on wheels that s as silver as a comet in the sky. Inside are lots of cupboards and hiding places, and even a sofa that turns into a bed! Her home is called the Starliner, and it has everything Stella and her mummy and daddy need to be happy. Until, that is, some big weasels pop up along the road, saying mean things about the Starliner. Mummy comes to soothe away the hurt, and Daddy hitches their home to a truck and drives it away to a brand-new place, where Stella meets friends who are as enchanted as she is with her shiny home. Happily, one person s old tin can is truly another person s silver palace!

  • An examination of what makes a house a home.
  • Gently and subtly explores some of the prejudices that creep into our consciousness, even at a very young age.
  • Will be a welcome and much-needed book in schools and in areas whose populations are divided by income gaps.

About the author

Rosemary Wells has written and/or illustrated more than 120 books for children and has received many awards. She is the author-illustrator of Love Waves, the creator of the Max and Ruby stories, and the illustrator of My Very First Mother Goose and Here Comes Mother Goose, both edited by Iona Opie. Rosemary Wells lives in the USA in upstate New York.

ISBN: 9781406353532
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: March 1, 2014
Dimensions: 250 x 250mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $19.99
New Zealand RRP: $24.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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