A List of Books K-3 children may enjoy along with my new release:
Twinkle, Star of the Week
by Joan Holub (author), Paul Nicholls (illustrator)
picture book, isbn 9780807581315, March 2010, 32 pages, hardcover
The stars in Sky School take turns being Star of the Week and Twinkle can hardly wait for her turn. Simple astronomy facts are interspersed in the story and stated on the endpapers to supplement.
From Booklist: "A sympathetic portrayal of overcoming disappointment and discovering personal talents."
Books about the stars and planets:
by H. A. Rey (1952)
By the author of Curious George, this is a guide to stars, constellations, and planets in the night sky.
The Magic School Bus Sees Stars: A Book About Stars
by Nancy White Carlstrom
The Magic School Bus tours the galaxy.
There's No Place Like Space: All About Our Solar System
by Tish Rabe
Cat in the Hat in a space suit among the nine planets, presenting important facts along the way.
I Want to Be an Astronaut
by Byron Barton
A space shuttle heads into orbit. Astronauts get a taste of ready-to-eat food, experience zero gravity, go for space walks, and fix a satellite.
Additional books about Star of the Week:
Star Of The Week (2006)
by Barney Saltzberg (Author)
Emily Santos, Star Of The Week (2006)
by Rozanne Lanczak Williams (Author), Priscilla Burris (Illustrator)
Star Of The Week: A Story Of Love, Adoption, And Brownies With Sprinkles (2009)
by Darlene Friedman (Author), Roger Roth (Illustrator)
Books about the traditional Twinkle rhyme:
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star
Iza Trapini, Charlesbridge Publishing (1997)
Twinkle The Star: The Ocean Adventure (2009)
by Katina Lawdis (Author), Kristos P. Lawdis
Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star (2006)
by Rosemary Wells