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Star Of The Sea

Star Of The Sea

by Janet Halfmann Illustrated by Joan Paley

A resilient sea star survives in the face of peril.

With the ocean her home, an ochre sea star hunts for her morning meal. She folds over her rays and grips the rocky shore with sticky feet as she feasts on shellfish. When she takes too long, the tide flows back without her and Sea Star becomes easy prey. But she is built to survive and eventually makes her way back to the sea, although with one less ray than before. This inspiring story informs young children about the important role of a small but fascinating sea creature.

5, 6, 7
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
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Janet Halfmann
Joan Paley

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