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A Big Mooncake for Little Star (Wonderbook Edition)

Written by Grace Lin and Emma Lysy (Narrator)
Illustrated by Grace Lin
Published by Hachette Book Group/ Hachette Audio

Pat, pat, pat…
Little Star’s soft feet tiptoed to the Big Mooncake.

Little Star loves the delicious Mooncake that she bakes with her mama. But she’s not supposed to eat any yet! What happens when she can’t resist a nibble?

In this stunning picture book that shines as bright as the stars in the sky, Newbery Honor author Grace Lin creates a heartwarming original story that explains phases of the moon.

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Primary ISBN: 9781549127861
Available As: Wonderbook
Picture Book , Age 04 or older

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Setting: Fantasy

Character's Place in the Immigration Journey: Unknown Arrival

Book Creator(s) Connection to the Community Represented: Own Voices/Lived Experience

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