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On the Night of the Shooting Star

By Amy Hest
Illustrated by Jenni Desmond

A charming picture book about loneliness and making friends from a bestselling author and illustrator.

Bunny and Dog live on opposite sides of the fence. No one says hello. Or hi. But on the night of the shooting star, two doors open... From bestselling author Amy Hest and illustrator Jenni Desmond comes a charming picture book about loneliness and making friends.

  • A lyrical and warm picture book by award-winning author Amy Hest and illustrator Jenni Desmond.
  • A sweet and touching story exploring themes of shyness, loneliness and making friends.

About the author

Amy Hest is the author of many much-loved and bestselling picture books, including Kiss Good Night, illustrated by Anita Jeram, and Charley's First Night and When Charley Met Granpa, illustrated by Helen Oxenbury. About this book, she says, "I love snuggling up with someone special on those beautiful snowy nights ... I love cocoa!" Amy Hest lives in New York City, USA. Find her online at www.amyhest.com. Jenni Desmond is an illustrator, artist and picture book author. Her aim is to make her illustrations entertaining, beautiful and funny. Jenni graduated with distinction from the Masters in Children’s Book Illustration at Cambridge School of Art (APU). Her first picture book won the Cambridgeshire “Read It Again!” Picture Book Award, and in 2014 she was the illustrator of the Family Trail at the National Portrait Gallery BP Portrait Award. Jenni lives in Hackney, London.

About the illustrator

Jenni Desmond is an illustrator, artist and picture book author. Her aim is to make her illustrations entertaining, beautiful and funny. Jenni graduated with distinction from the Masters in Children’s Book Illustration at Cambridge School of Art (APU). Her first picture book won the Cambridgeshire “Read It Again!” Picture Book Award, and in 2014 she was the illustrator of the Family Trail at the National Portrait Gallery BP Portrait Award. Jenni lives in Hackney, London.

ISBN: 9781406379372
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: November 1, 2018
Dimensions: 230 x 270mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: In Stock

Last updated on 04/11/18 at 22:24:19
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