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The Comet - by Joe Todd-Stanton (Hardcover)

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Highlights

  • A picture book touching on the impact of moving away from home that teaches coping skills for kids struggling with relationships and sense of belonging, while also holding space for the places they come from.
  • 3-7 Years
  • 10.9" x 9.2" Hardcover
  • 32 Pages
  • Juvenile Fiction, Social Themes

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About the Book



"When Nyla is forced to leave her home in the country to start life again in the city, all she can think about is everything she misses from before. So when a comet comes crashing through the city streets and starts growing into a forest, Nyla can't resist a chance to head somewhere that feels closer to what she had before... but what starts as an escape could be just the thing to make her finally feel at home."--



Book Synopsis



A picture book touching on the impact of moving away from home that teaches coping skills for kids struggling with relationships and sense of belonging, while also holding space for the places they come from. For fans of The Blue House by Phoebe Wahl.

"A lovely story to share with anyone who is struggling to find comfort in a new situation."
--STARRED REVIEW School Library Journal

When Nyla is forced to leave her home in the country to start life again in the city, all she can think about is everything she misses from before.

So when a comet comes crashing through the city streets and starts growing into a forest, Nyla can't resist a chance to head somewhere that feels closer to what she had before ... but what starts as an escape could be just the thing to make her finally feel at home.

Parents looking for childrens books that target ages 3-5 and emphasize the value of imagination and play as acts of self care will be excited they found this beautiful book!



Review Quotes




"A lovely story to share with anyone who is struggling to find comfort in a new situation."
--STARRED REVIEW School Library Journal

"A beautiful book. In both it's glorious evocative artwork but also in it's storytelling."
-The Book Bairn

Included in the CBC's May 2022 Hot Off the Press reading list

Chosen as a CBC (Children's Book Council America) Children's Favourites title in the K- Grade 2 category



About the Author



Joe Todd-Stanton is from Brighton and grew up drawing with his mum. He studied Illustration at University of the West of England, afterwards moving to London where he currently resides. His children's book, The Secret of Black Rock, won the Waterstones picture book of the year prize in 2018 and since then he has written and illustrated seven books with Flying Eye Books.
Dimensions (Overall): 10.9 Inches (H) x 9.2 Inches (W) x .4 Inches (D)
Weight: .8 Pounds
Suggested Age: 3-7 Years
Number of Pages: 32
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Social Themes
Publisher: Nobrow Press
Format: Hardcover
Author: Joe Todd-Stanton
Language: English
Street Date: May 3, 2022
TCIN: 84685175
UPC: 9781838740658
Item Number (DPCI): 247-28-1774
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Shipping details

Estimated ship dimensions: 0.4 inches length x 9.2 inches width x 10.9 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.8 pounds
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