Memories in the Land of Stardust

Memories in the Land of Stardust

by Sharon De Pontes


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Thrust down from an unknown galaxy, Star awakens in a strange forest. Unsure of his surroundings and unable to clearly remember his past, this child explores the beautiful land around him, which is full of tunnels, moonlight, and creatures of all kinds. He contemplates the changes he experiences on a daily basis – birds learning to fly and caterpillars turning to butterflies – and he wonders what type of change will occur within himself. He thinks, Will it bring me to a deeper sense of personal understanding? As he faces his fears and learns to accept these new changes, Star grows in ways he never imagined possible.

About the Author

Inspired by the beauty of nature, Sharon De Pontes writes to show the world how much we can learn from animals. As someone who has overcome great loss and struggle, including an eye disease that has left her legally blind, Sharon finds strength in the world around her. With her writing, she hopes to capture the powerful spirit in nature for all to enjoy.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781480930889
Publisher: Dorrance Publishing
Publication date: 12/08/2016
Pages: 42
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.25(d)
Age Range: 3 Months to 12 Years

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Memories in the Land of Stardust 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
A-C-B More than 1 year ago
A storybook for little ones, older children and even adults, I found myself identifying with the characters in their fears, their self-reflection and their courage to face their fears and overcome adversity, including self-imposed limitations and (dare I say) depression. Not only can readers of all ages benefit from this story that tackles fear and anxiety, and how giving into them can rob one of so many wondrous experiences, it also addresses sacrifice, friendship and love. It pulled my heartstrings more than once put me in a frame of mind to start facing my own fears (and depression which I experience every day of my life) with more vindication. I have difficulty doing things outside of my comfort zone, and while I do try, this book will stay with me forever. Now, every time I feel fear or anxiety grip me, I will remember Star and Annie and all of their friends and loved ones and forge ahead. A great gift for a child, an adult experiencing a setback, or anyone who feels lost and doesn't know how to find their way "back" (hint, overcome fear and you're almost there ;-)).
Hubert61 More than 1 year ago
Loved the way this book has completely Incorporated such eternal life lessons as fear,faith, and embracing change. They are beautifully woven into a captivating and excellent plot/storyline! Good for children and adults alike! Oh, and the illustrations are awesome too!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The beautiful cover caught my attention and i just purchased book right way. A wonderful story with fun and interesting characters which i fell in love with. The illustrations are breathtaking, grate story for both children and adults. To appreciate nature's beauty. Good for ages 3+ ("INCLUDING ADULT which i am"). Ps: i recomened anyone who loves childre's book with a great story and also animal lovers.