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Children's Fiction Counting & Numbers

Under the Star

by (author) Jane Yolen

illustrated by Vlasta Van Kampen

Publisher
Key Porter Books
Initial publish date
Oct 2009
Category
Counting & Numbers, Christmas & Advent
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9781554702015
    Publish Date
    Oct 2009
    List Price
    $19.95

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Under the star,
Under the star,
One angel sees,
A manger afar
So begins this charming Christmas counting tale from Jane Yolen. Written with the youngest reader in mind, and featuring the stunning artwork of Vlasta van Kampen, Under the Star is sure to find a place beneath many Christmas trees.

About the authors

Jane Yolen’s 400th! book came out March 2, 2021, and yes it was fantasy—a picture book called BEAR OUTSIDE. Her work has won 2 Nebulas, 3 World Fantasy Awards, 1 Caldecott, numerous State awards (including several for Massachusetts, 1 for N York State, 1 for California, 1 for New Jersey) 3 Mythopoeic Awards. 6 honorary doctorates. She was the first woman ever to give the Andrew Lang lecture at the University of St Andrews, Scotland, though the series had been running since 1927. She won the New England Public Radio’s Arts and Entertainment award and was the first writer to do so. She has been called “America’s Hans Christian Andersen.” One of her awards set her good Scottish wool coat on fire. Just a warning!

 

 

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VLASTA VAN KAMPEN’s award-winning children’s titles include: Beetle Bedlam, The Last Straw and ABC/123: The Canadian Alphabet and Counting Book. Vlasta has earned numerous honours, including the Governor General’s Award, the Graphic Arts Illustrator Award, the 2001 IODE Award and the Blue Spruce Award.

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