PB’s Comet

Marnie Parsons

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ISBN: 9781927917121

PB’s Comet

  Author:   Marnie Parsons  
  Artist :   Veselina Tomova    
  Publisher:  Running the Goat

PB spends her summer on Fox Island with the other sheep and goats, but she’s more interested in stargazing than nibbling on the grass. She knows a famous astronomer once visited Toads Cove, and has set her sights on following in his path and finding a comet, even though the others on the island think she’s foolish. Her determination irks a cantankerous old goat who plots to undermine her efforts.

This playful poetic tale about a lamb who won’t give up and an old goat who learns a thing or two is inspired by the author’s community, where sheep and goats really do graze on islands off the coast, and a famous astronomer really did once visit. Great for use in STEM-themed programs, the story reminds that curiosity and dedication are at the heart of discovery, and that one is never too old to uncover the beauty of the natural world. Award-winning artist Veselina Tomova’s illustrations offer a delightfully whimsical complement to this charming story.

Details and Specs
ISBN associated with this title:9781927917121
Item RG0015
PublisherRunning the Goat
PublisherRunning the Goat
Published onMarch 31 2019
Language eng
Pages 32
Format Paperback
Dimensions9(in) x 9(in)
Shipping weight0(g)
Status NOT YET PUBLISHED
Born and raised in Leamington, Ontario, Marnie Parsons now lives in Tors Cove, NL with two bad cats and a view of the ocean. She is a publisher, printer, and editor. Her first children's book, PB?s Comet was inspired by the small community where she lives and works.

Born in Sofia, Bulgaria, Veselina Tomova graduated from Leipzig's School of Graphic Art and Book Design before moving to Newfoundland. She has illustrated books in Germany, Bulgaria and Canada. She divides her time between St. John's, Newfoundland, where she lives in a small house overlooking the harbour, and Rusalya, Bulgaria, where she tends her family?s vegetable garden and enjoys the antics of Bucky the dog and Ginger the cat.