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Ladder to the Stars

Ladder to the Stars (Paperback)

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A little girl of seven years-old gazes out of her bedroom window, and makes a wish to climb right up in the sky and dance with the stars. A star hears her wish and makes a plan with the moon, the sun and the wind, who plant a seed in the corner of the little girl's garden. A tree begins to grow, until 100 years later it towers up into the sky. The little girl is now an old, old lady of 107. One evening she is kept awake by the same star, who has remembered the wish of long ago and invites her to climb the tree and come and dance. So, despite her aching back and trembling limbs, the old lady rubs her hands on the bark for luck, and begins to climb...This is a lyrical, mystical tale about the passing of time and regeneration, with exquisite and magical illustrations by Alison Jay.

Children'sPersonal & social issuesDeath & bereavementChildren'sPicture books, activity books & early learning materialPicture books Publisher: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd Publication Date: 05/03/2006 ISBN-13: 9781845075125  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Simon Puttock was born in New Zealand and travelled all over the world as a child. He has had a varied career, from cinema projectionist, to sound engineer to singer/songwriter and cabaret club D.J. He has worked for Waterstone's for nine years, and now runs the Children's Department. Alison Jay specialised in illustration at the London College of Printing, where she gained a First Class Honours degree. Her first picture book was published in 1998, but she has previously worked on a wide range of advertising and packaging illustration and has many clients in the USA. She has also shown her work at various private exhibitions and galleries in the UK.

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