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Cozy and expansive at once, this warm bedtime book reminds us that our aspirations--no matter how big--deserve the universe.
A gorgeous picture-book ode to wonder and safety, told in cumulative rhyme and with earthy illustrations evoking brick brownstones and crisp autumn skies. In a galaxy spiraling white, on a small blue planet with a moon so pretty, in a green park in a bustling city, a little girl sits on a blanket with her family, eating a sandwich, an apple, and chips. Equipped with telescope and space book, Violet gazes up into the great beyond, imagining a rocket ride to the stars . . . and a soft, sleepy return to her blanket. Lyrical and meditative, this is the perfect picture book to savor and share during a late-night picnic under the moon--or anytime.
Allan Wolf is the author of many award-winning books for children and teens, including No Buddy Like a Book, The Day the Universe Exploded My Head, The Blood-Hungry Spleen and Other Poems About Our Parts, and Behold Our Magical Garden. He lives in Asheville, North Carolina.
Lauren Tobia is the author-illustrator of Oscar’s Tower of Flowers as well as the illustrator of several books for children, including the Anna Hibiscus books by Atinuke, Baby’s Got the Blues by Carol Diggory Shields, Happy in Our Skin by Fran Manushkin, and Are You Sure, Mother Bear? by Amy Hest. Lauren Tobia lives in Bristol, England.
This book is currently on backorder. Please call or email for availability.