Charlie and his best friend Blue have a secret.
Mum thinks they stay tucked snugly in bed every night. She doesn’t know about Larry the Lamp Post, who takes them on a galactic adventure to explore the skies after dark.
Each evening the friends gallop through the night sky finding out about a different constellation, leaving trail of light from Larry the Lamp Post’s magical glow.
Charlie can’t believe his luck. He has always loved the stars. Now he wonders if perhaps a little stardust landed on his head.
Join him and his friends on this magical adventure and see where it takes you!
Charlie, Blue and Larry the Lamp Post is a charming story from Sarah, Duchess of York about hope, friendship and shining a light into the darkness. It includes constellation facts and a special message to children to hold onto their curiosity about the wonders of this world we share.
Meet Sarah, Duchess of York
Sarah, Duchess of York is a global humanitarian, businesswoman, best-selling children's book author, producer and wellness advocate.
The Duchess has published over 55 books including two autobiographies and titles dealing with health, empowerment, history, art, as well as many children's stories. Books with Serenity Press include The Enchanted Oak Tree, Genie Gems and Arthur Fantastic, Budgie the Little Helicopter Rescues Kubbie the Koala and A Gift of Kindness. Four books from the original Helping Hands series have been re-released. Other children's books include the series of Budgie the Little Helicopter, adapted into a highly successful animated series on US primetime Fox and the children's book Tea for Ruby, published by Simon and Schuster which had its debut at the top of the New York Times bestseller list.
20% from the sales of Duchess Serenity Press collection goes directly to Sarah's Trust. (www.sarahstrust.com).
Meet illustrator Emma Stuart
Emma Stuart has been illustrating Children’s books for the past 20 years. In this time she has illustrated over 100 books.
Published by Hachette, New Frontier, Little steps, Brolly Books and Book Group, Emma has also recently worked on a title for the Duchess of York through Serenity Press. Emma works primarily with water colours, but also works with acrylics, oils, pen and ink and pencil. Her characters are full of life and bring a real sense of ‘light heartedness’ to the reader. Emma can work in a large range of genre’s and styles, from highly detailed realism to simple character based illustration. Recent acknowledgements include “International book awards FINALIST” for “Climb” (written by Caroline Tuohey) 2014. Shortlisted for Australia’s “Speech Pathology” book of the year awards 2013. As well as illustration, Emma also exhibits landscape works regularly through Jacob Hoerner Galleries,Melbourne.
You find out more about Emma Stuart here