The Star is a whimsical children's book of a star who is left to feel insignificant to other elements in the universe. After a dark turn of events that swallows the sky, the star is tested to being a waking miracle to save the universe and finds it’s purpose from realizing its self-worth.
Shweta Sanzgiri graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Design at York University- Sheridan College with a background in art and enjoys sharing her talents in illustration and animation meaningfully with the rest of the world. Sanzgiri lives in Toronto, Ontario with her family.
Author's Message: "I believe that people can relate to the situation of the star - you see yourself in a big world, trying your best to shine as bright as you can and to find your purpose. I wrote 'The Star' to teach young people that with their powers and talents they are capable of so much. No matter how seemingly insignificant or small they feel, they are enough to make a difference."
Here is a simple, charming, story designed to teach young people that their powers and talents—however seemingly insignificant—are enough to make a difference. In this story, we are introduced to a tiny star who wishes to be bigger and to play a more important role in the night sky. He asks the moon how his light can grow in size, and the moon reassures the star that his time will come. “You will serve your purpose,” the moon says. The star isn’t convinced but continues to be hopeful.
Then a celestial event takes place that steals all the light from the sky and star rises to the challenge to bring a miracle.
Much like The Star, children are faced with obstacles they must overcome and eventually shine from their potential. The story enlightens you that even in the darkest of times, no matter how small you are, you can overcome it with faith in yourself.
Book Launch & Fundraiser
December 1st, 2018
8.5 x 8.5 inches
eBook (epub, pdf)
Juvenile Fiction, Religious, Christian, Holidays & Celebrations
Juvenile Fiction, Religious, Christian
Juvenile Fiction, Religious
Religion, Self-Confidence, Faith, The Universe, Stars, Belief, The Nativity Scene
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