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Hardcover | 32 Pages | 8.5" x 11"

Periwinkle Smith and the Lonely Star

Periwinkle Smith and the Lonely Star

By: John and Wendy — autograph available

Regular price $14.95 USD
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With enough determination, nothing’s out of reach.

Periwinkle Smith loves looking at the stars. Then one night, Periwinkle sees one star sitting apart from the others. Armed with a can-do attitude and a wild imagination, Periwinkle sets out to tell the star that she’ll be his friend. But reaching the night sky isn’t as easy as it seems. Can Periwinkle find a way to deliver her message, or will her new friendship be over before it can even begin?

A little girl with a lot of spunk, Periwinkle Smith is sure to reach right into your heart!

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Dimensions

8.5 x 11 inches

40 pages

Printed in the USA

All Charge Mommy Books are printed in the United States of America

Dedicated to Literacy

10% of net profits donated to literacy initiatives

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Periwinkle Smith and the Lonely Star Read-Along

Girl Power!

Periwinkle Smith is the ultimate "girl power" girl. Friendly, and with a heart as big as the night sky, Periwinkle is not one to let anyone—or any challenge—stand in her way! Readers young and old are sure to admire her fierce determination and can-do attitude.

Celebrate STEAM!

Periwinkle Smith loves looking at the stars. She adores using her telescope. She’s not afraid to build a rocket ship to space. And she knows that a jar of paint can go a long way toward solving problems. But there’s one thing above all that defines Periwinkle: her out-of-the-box thinking. From science to art, her innovative plans celebrate the power of unique thinking.

Readers' Favorite Gives Periwinkle Smith 5 Stars!

"Children have interesting views of the world around them. In Periwinkle Smith and the Lonely Star by John and Wendy, an imaginative girl named Periwinkle dreams of befriending a star. But how does one make contact with a star up – up – up in the sky? Periwinkle engages in some rather creative ways to message the star, and demonstrates creativity and perseverance.

The cartoon-style illustrations are delightfully humorous. The limited colors are a welcome difference from other modern picture books.

The repetitive syntax of each sentence is sure to make new readers more confident as they learn the pattern of the story. This is a great addition to the fun and educational picture book series from Charge Mommy Books."—Rachelle Smith, Readers' Favorite

About the Author and Illustrator

John & Wendy can't sit still. Not only do they create pretty pictures, write and illustrate children's books, take photos, and play music in their band Sugar Syndicate, they still find time to explore the city, read PG Wodehouse and Gerald Durrell on the subway, volunteer at the Central Park Zoo, and play with the cats. You can often find them chatting up dogs on the street. John & Wendy live and work in Brooklyn, New York.

Customer Reviews

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Clarissa
Fantastic

My granddaughter loved both Periwinkle books.

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Dianne
Great bedtime story

This book is a great read and has a lovely message about compassion and perseverance!

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SS
My kids love this book!

We received this book as a gift, and what a thoughtful gift it was. "Lonely Star" is beautifully illustrated; the story is fun and uplifting. A great bedtime read for the whole family.

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Jennifer Decker
Sweet and magical!

Periwinkle Smith is such a sweet character. As I read this book to my girls they couldn't stop commenting on how cute Periwinkle Smith is and how they want a telescope. I couldn't agree more, she's quite the character, and perhaps we needcto get on fixing my old telescope. This story is one I believe all little girls will adore and enjoy. Don't be surprised if your child asks for a telescope,lol.

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Emily Green
Reach for the stars

When Periwinkle Smith sees one star in the night sky that seems not to be playing with the others, she starts to worry that maybe it needs a friend . . . so she sets out to become the star's friend. This charming book offers a great lesson in not only compassion, but determination. My kids loved watching all the ways Periwinkle tried to reach the star, and had a great time guessing which one would succeed! An instant favorite in our house.