ACHUKA Book of the Day 9 Mar 2022
I’ve been waiting in anticipation for The Comet by @Joetoddstanton to come out & honestly, it’s one of my favourite picturebooks of all time. Joe’s visual storytelling is beyond compare. So many clever ways of using text and image to convey an emotive & beautiful story. Stunning. pic.twitter.com/DwaAz4t8yD
— Charlotte Hacking (@charliehacking) February 13, 2022
When Nyla has to leave her home in the countryside 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 to glow and grow, 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.
From the award-winning Joe Todd-Stanton, comes an exquisite and heartfelt picture book touching on the bewildering experience of moving house. This beautiful story explores how this can affect a child’s sense of belonging, but also how it can open them up to new and wonderful experiences.
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