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A Big Mooncake for Little Star

Written by Grace Lin
Illustrated by Grace Lin
Published by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

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.

Primary ISBN: 9780316404488
Available As: Hardcover, Audiobook
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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