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The Stuff of Stars

Written by Marion Dane Bauer and illustrated by Ekua Holmes
Published by Candlewick Press
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Goodreads Rating - 4.1 / 5.0
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Target Age
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What's This Book About

Publisher Summary

Before the universe was formed, before time and space existed, there was . . . nothing. But then . . . BANG! Stars caught fire and burned so long that they exploded, flinging stardust everywhere. And the ash of those stars turned into planets. Into our Earth. And into us. In a poetic text, Marion Dane Bauer takes readers from the trillionth of a second when our universe was born to the singularities that became each one of us, while vivid illustrations by Ekua Holmes capture the void before the Big Bang and the ensuing life that burst across galaxies. A seamless blend of science and art, this picture book reveals the composition of our world and beyond—and how we are all the stuff of stars.

What Kind of Book is The Stuff of Stars

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4.5
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5.0

The illustrations in this book are beautiful and abstract. Amidst a sea of colors, you see shapes take form. Despite this book being about the big bang and the creation of the Earth, a lot is left up to interpretation.

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Who Wrote The Stuff of Stars

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Marion Dane Bauer

Marion Dane Bauer is an award-winning author of more than one hundred books for young people, including the Newbery Honor Book On My Honor. Formerly on the faculty of the Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA program in Writing for Children and Young Adults, she now writes full-time. Marion Dane Bauer lives in St. Paul, Minnesota.

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Who Illustrated The Stuff of Stars

illustrator
Ekua Holmes

Ekua Holmes is a fine artist whose work explores themes of family, relationships, hope, and faith. The first children’s book she illustrated is Carole Boston Weatherford’s Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer, which was a Caldecott Honor Book and a Robert F. Sibert Honor Book and for which she also won the John Steptoe New Talent Illustrator Award. Ekua Holmes lives in Boston

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Book Details

ISBN 10:
076367883X
ISBN 13:
9780763678838
Publication Date:
September 4, 2018