When Molly Ate the Stars by Joyce Hesselberth


A girl reaches for the stars, only to gobble them up in this enchanting picture book about selflessness, generosity, and friendship.

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Have you ever tasted the stars? On a cold, clear night, Molly gazes up at the bright stars above, which look good enough to eat. If she could reach far enough surely it wouldn’t hurt to try just one. Would it?

Luminous and dreamlike as a falling star, this gorgeously illustrated picture book is a modern fable that shares timeless truths—how the consequences of our actions affect those around us and how generosity and friendship glow brightest of all.

ENCOURAGES KINDNESS: This whimsical tale illustrates the importance of considering how our actions affect others and the enduring truth that happiness is more satisfying when shared.

A MODERN FABLE: This story reads like a classic fable with a quirky twist! Artful illustrations and a timeless story make for an unforgettable reading—and learning—experience.

ENCHANTING ART: Step into a dreamlike world created by acclaimed author and illustrator Joyce Hesselberth.

THE BEAUTY OF STARS: The starry night sky is both a beautiful image and a motif that captures the imagination. Little stargazers will love this book that captures the magic, mystery, and wonder of the stars.

When Molly Ate the Stars by Joyce Hesselberth