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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.