Boston Book Festival 2020 Boston Book Festival 2020

Out of This World Storytime: Starcrossed

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Julia Denos
Star Crossed

Julia Denos is a children’s author and illustrator. Her illustrations appear in several highly acclaimed books including Just Being Jackie, Just Being Audrey, and I Had a Favorite Dress. Denos has written several books herself, including Here and Now, which won a Massachusetts Book Award and received starred reviews in Kirkus and Publishers Weekly; Swatch: The Girl Who Loved Color; and Windows, which won a Massachusetts Book Award. Her latest book, Star Crossed, follows the story of two star-crossed friends who find themselves on an unexpected journey full of wishes and wonder.

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As long as stories have been told, people have been telling stories about stars and the constellations they make. Now it’s author and artist Julia Denos’s turn to imagine a story set amid the patterns in the night sky. Join us for an “out of this world” storytime celebrating outer space as part of World Space Week as Denos reads from Starcrossed, her picture book about a star-crossed friendship between a human girl and a constellation of a boy and shares her inspiration for her beautiful artwork. Tune in live for your chance to ask questions and interact with the author! All donations collected in conjunction with this session will go to the Boston Globe's Globe Santa program.

Ages 6–9