Created: 12th March, 2020

How the Stars Came to Be

Author: Poonam Mistry
Illustrator: Poonam Mistry
Publisher: Tate Publishing

Poonam Mistry has invented her own ‘pourquoi’ or origin tale about how the stars came to be, lighting the night sky, and how they are arranged, some formed into the pictures seen in constellations, some distributed more randomly. The distinctive patterns in her illustrations which are both bold and delicate, and her colour palette of deep shades of blue threaded with gold, yellow and bronze, complement the story perfectly.

Other books illustrated by Poonam Mistry, written by Chitra Soundar, all published by Lantana:

You're Safe with Me £11.99 9781911373292

You're Snug with Me £11.99 9781911373476

You're Strong with Me £11.99 9781911373759


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