Once Upon a Star

A Poetic Journey Through Space

Author: James Carter

, Illustrator: Mar Hernandez


ISBN: 9781848576544 Category:


BINDING: Hardback

EXTENT: 32 pages

DIMENSIONS: 251 x 286 mm

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Once upon a star there were no stars to shine 
no Sun to rise 
no Sun to set 
no day no night 
nor any time 

Discover the origins of the universe and how our solar system was formed. The narrative verse takes the reader on an immersive journey through space and time, illuminated by striking, dynamic illustrations. The worlds of poetry and non-fiction collide to create a beautiful, unique picture book about our Sun.


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Meet the author

James Carter

JAMES CARTER is an award-winning poet, non-fiction writer and ambassador for National Poetry Day. James travels all over the UK with his melodica (that’s Steve) to give lively performances and worksho…

Meet the illustrator

Mar Hernandez

Mar Hernández is a professional illustrator from Spain, she is also known as “Malota” and develops work for different fields such as advertising, press and products. One of the fields that she enjoys…