My stars!

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Captain Clementine

Secret of the Star


Hardcover, no jacket | 9781646388288 | $16.99 | Pub: August 15, 2023


Meet Captain Clementine! She bravely sails the seas aboard her magical ship, the Star of the Sea, helping others in need with her trusty crew. But when a sneaky gull steals her starstone necklace — the source of her ship’s magic — she’s the one who needs help! Lucky for Clementine, a kind and clever mermaid named Flo makes a sparkling discovery! Even better, she has a plan to return the special stone back where it belongs. Can new friends help reunite Captain Clementine with her precious necklace and return magic to the Star? Adventure awaits!

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Ginny Graham O'Donnell
AUTHOR

Ginny Graham O'Donnell has made her children's books her life story. She is a "founding mother" and Editorial Director at Cottage Door Press, where her mission is to make books that inspire reading to your child from the day they're born. Having written dozens of board books for babies and toddlers (under a pen name), Captain Clementine is Ginny's first picture book. She says, "Captain Clementine tumbled out of my imagination with such spirit and determination, I am breathless trying to keep up with all of her stories! My stars! She has so many adventures she wants to tell you about!" Ginny lives in Chicago, Illinois.

Laura Brenlla
ILLUSTRATOR

Laura Brenlla was born to bring Captain Clementine to life! With an illustration style that captures the quirkiness of the crew and the spirit of the Star of the Sea, Laura made sure that every detail was captured for you to discover and enjoy. Laura lives in Madrid, Spain. When she isn't drawing or painting, she loves to restore furniture and explore the beautiful parks of her city.

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