When Tinker, a little boy, and Tom, his bear, see a star shoot across the .
When Tinker, a little boy, and Tom, his bear, see a star shoot across the sky and discover that it is a baby star looking for its mother.
McPhail, David, 1940-. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Boston : Little, Brown. A boy and a bear find a Star Baby in their back yard and try to fix its spaceship so that it can return to its mother. Internet Archive Books. Delaware County District Library (Ohio).
Tinker and Tom promptly begin their determined mission to fix the damaged spaceship so that the Star Baby can . This book is about a boy and bear who find a starbaby in their backyard. They decide to help the star baby fix his spaceship so he can go back home to his family.
Tinker and Tom promptly begin their determined mission to fix the damaged spaceship so that the Star Baby can return home. This book would lend itself well to a creative writing piece. The students could come up with an object that fell from space and they try to figure out how to get it back home.
Tinker and Tom can't get to sleep one night, so they gaze out the window. Suddenly a star streaks through the sky-a baby star that's lost and looking for its mother, says Tom-and lands in their backyard. And from a spaceship that looks more like a trash can pops the Star BAby.
Tinker and Tom decide that the Star Baby is lost and needs to find it's mother. David McPhail is an adult author who attempts to explore the fantasy world he never got to experience through Tinker and Tom and Star Baby. Tinker and Tom venture into repairing the spaceship star baby arrived in, so that it can be sent home to it's mother. The fantastic element of the story creates excitement in the book. Many children dream about experiencing this fantastic element. As Zornado states, McPhail is an author, who like other children's literature authors, chooses to relive his childhood through this story. The fantasy exists in the story in several ways.
Star Baby eats the cat's food and sends the cat, the cereal, and later, Tinker's dad, flying (gently) through the air; Tinker and Tom fill the rocket with odds and ends from the refrigerator and send Star Baby off, as is right.
A boy and a bear find a Star Baby in their back yard and try to fix its spaceship so that it can return to its mother.
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Whimsical, fantasticaland even a little sillythis nighttime story from McPhail (The Puddle, p. 58, et. has plenty of child appeal
Whimsical, fantasticaland even a little sillythis nighttime story from McPhail (The Puddle, p. has plenty of child appeal. One night, Tinker and his bear, Tom, are gazing out the window instead of sleeping. A streak of light in the sky turns into a rocket ship crash-landing in their backyard, with a star baby inside. Tinker figures they need to get the dents out of the ship, refuel, and send the star baby back to its mother; Tom is quite taken with the little sprite and wants to keep it.
Below is a table of books written and/or illustrated by David McPhail for which we have one or more of the original illustrations used to produce the books. These are one of a kind - The Original Illustrations - they are not prints!. In addition, the adjoining table identifies books with specific characters as the focus of the illustrations.
When Tinker, a little boy, and Tom, his bear, see a star shoot across the sky and discover that it is a baby star looking for its mother, they decide to race to the rescue with their spaceship in the hopes of getting the little star back on track. Manufacturer: Little Brown & Co Release date: 1 April 1998 ISBN-10 : 0316563498 ISBN-13: 9780316563499.