A Boat of Stars

Publisher details

A Boat of Stars
Author
Margaret Connolly
Publisher
ABC Books
Genre
Children’s Picture Book
Released
19 February, 2018

Synopsis

A beautiful anthology of new Australian poetry for preschool and primary-aged children, from some of our country's finest writers and illustrators.A boat of stars came down tonight and sailed around my bed - it sprinkled stardust on my eyes, put dreams inside my headOpen worlds of imagination and explore themagic of everyday life with this enchanting new collection of poetry from some of Australia's most-loved writers and illustrators.Perfect for the classroom and the home, A Boat of Stars will bring a love of language, rhythm and rhyme to every child.
Margaret Connolly
About the author

Margaret Connolly

Margaret Connolly has been a literary agent for 30 years. She began her working life as a lawyer, before being approached to join Curtis Brown in the mid-1980s. She set up her own agency in 1992. Her client list includes many of Australia's most distinguished novelists, poets, non-fiction authors, film-makers, children's writers and illustrators. She works from a purpose-built office at home, with a view in one direction over her garden and in the other of a library Les Murray has compared to the Atheneum Club. The rug outside her office, which once belonged to the much-admired writer Kate Jennings, is now permanently occupied by the recumbent form of a dog named Arthur.

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