What Stars Are Made Of

What Stars Are Made Of

Children's, New & Recommended, Confident Readers, Age 9-12
Paperback Published on: 02/04/2020
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What Stars Are Made Of
A lovely little book full of heart
I found this book by chance and thought I would give it a go since I know someone with Turner Syndrome and wanted to know more about it. I was really touch... READ MORE
Sophie WR


An astonishingly bold and moving middle-grade debut about family, friendship and how it's OK to be different. "I loved this book . . . A female 'Wonder'." - reader review "This is a brilliant book. I don't think I've ever read anything like it." - reader review "A celebration of difference, a masterclass of empathy - just a massive warm hug of a book!" - reader review Libby wants to be a scientist when she grows up, just like her hero, the underrated astronomer Cecilia Payne. She'd also do anything for her family - and when her beloved big sister Nonny is in trouble, Libby comes up with the perfect plan to help her, and at the same time remind the world what stars are made of.

  • Publisher: Penguin Random House Children's UK
  • ISBN: 9780241427965
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Weight: 202g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 18 mm

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What Stars Are Made Of
One of the best Middle grade books I’ve read.
Wow, what a book!! At first I wasn’t 100% sure what the book was about just that it had stars in it but oh boy, I am so glad I read it. Libby is a 7th ... READ MORE
Hannah Miles
What Stars Are Made Of
From Daisy aged 9
"This is a wonderful book and one of the best books I have ever read. I read it once and didn't understand it properly so I reread it and realised how good... READ MORE