The autumn equinox has officially marked the end of summer as we transition into autumn. Leaves are falling, temperatures are dropping and days are becoming shorter. October brings us harvests festivals, atmospheric morning mists, shimmering light in bronzed woodlands and, of course, home comforts. So, grab your jumper, plump up your cushions and delight in the season that is tailor-made for curling up with a good book.

The Star from the East

The Star from the East

Adalberto Mainardi. Translated by Sarah Seddon. Illustrations by Martina Peluso.


A delightful Christmas fairy tale for children and adults.

ISBN 978-1-909080-39-3

Hardback portrait 220mm x 265mm



Leila is the daughter of the Persian King; she sings wonderful songs and lives in a tower. But when her beloved friend, Tulipano, doesn't return from a quest, she embarks on a journey to find him, following the Star from the East as it crosses the desert skies. Beautifully illustrated hardback book.