Book Birthday Bash: Nova the Star Eater

Book Birthday Bash


Happy Book Birthday to NOVA THE STAR EATER!

Nova the Star Eater written by Lindsay Leslie and illustrated by John Taesoo KimIn this picture book, Nova has a big appetite for stars, so when she decides to gobble up Earth’s Sun, panic erupts around the globe. Earth needs its Sun to survive! How will it get it back from Nova? One bright little girl has an off-the-wall idea that just might work. It’s laugh-out-loud space adventure full of gas…and heart.

We’re so happy you’re at our party for NOVA THE STAR EATER. Join in the fun…


A gigantic rocket ship called Luminos.


“City of Stars” from the La La Land soundtrack, “Intergalactic” by Beastie Boys, “Lucky Star” by Madonna, “Shining Star” by Earth, Wind & Fire, “Eye in the Sky” by Alan Parsons Project


We will nosh on Starbursts, Sunny D, Milky Way bars, dehydrated astronaut food like strawberries and Neapolitan ice cream, and a Moon Pie Pie like this one.


Let’s play Pin the Tail on the Comet, Ring Around Saturn, and Flashlight Tag Under the Stars.


How about some sunscreen? LOL! Glow-in-the-dark star stickers, Pop Rocks, star-shaped sunglasses, and rocket ship key chains.

NOVA THE STAR EATER is written by Lindsay Leslie, illustrated by John Taesoo Kim, and published by Page Street Publishing. You can buy this book at the retailers below…

Lindsay Leslie

Lindsay Leslie

Lindsay Leslie loves space and the idea of what might be out there in the far, far beyond. It has been a place to let her imagination run free ever since she got a telescope as a kid. When she’s not writing or stargazing, she loves to gobble up good stories and bake yummy pies. She lives with her husband, two boys, and two fur-beasts in Austin, Texas, and is also the author of THIS BOOK IS SPINELESS. You can find her at; on Twitter @lleslie, or on Instagram at @lindsaylesliewrites.

Did you have fun at the party? Tell the author in the comments!

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7 Responses

  1. This sounds fantastic! We love A Place for Pluto in our house for the same reasons specified here, great story and funny too; sounds like there’s another space story we need to add to our collection 🙂

  2. Danielle Hammelef says:

    I’m excited to read this book–it sounds like a fun way to learn about space and have an adventure too.

  3. Congratulations on book #2, Lindsay! Can’t wait to read NOVA. What a fun character!

  4. Kell Panique says:

    So excited for you, Leslie! What a great year for books!

  5. David Scott Smith says:

    This sounds like a very cool book. Our library would love a copy. Thank you so much for the opportunity!

  6. Tiffany says:

    Happy book birthday!! Looks like an amazing book to share with students!

  7. Tracy Hora says:

    So excited to read this one!! Congratulations on another great book! Fun Party, too!

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