From the Stars in the Sky to the Fish in the Sea

Text byKai Cheng ThomIllustratorKai Yun Ching, Wai-Yant Li

October 1, 2017|
From the Stars in the Sky to the Fish in the Sea by Kai Cheng Thom
see the collectionLGBTQ2+ Books for Kids
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A magical gender variant child brings transformation and change to the world around them thanks to their mother''s enduring love.

In the magical time between night and day, when both the sun and the moon are in the sky, a child is born in a little blue house on a hill. And Miu Lan is not just any child, but one who can change into any shape they can imagine. The only problem is they can''t decide what to be: a boy or a girl? A bird or a fish? A flower or a shooting star? At school, though, they must endure inquisitive looks and difficult questions from the other children, and have trouble finding friends who will accept them for who they are. But they find comfort in the loving arms of their mother, who always offers them the same loving refrain: "whatever you dream of / i believe you can be / from the stars in the sky to the fish in the sea."

In this captivating, beautifully imagined picture book about gender, identity, and the acceptance of the differences between us, Miu Lan faces many questions about who they are and who they may be. But one thing''s for sure: no matter who this child becomes, their mother will love them just the same.

Ages 3 to 8.

Kai Cheng Thom is a writer, performance artist, and community healer in Toronto. She is the author of the novel Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars: A Dangerous Trans Girl''s Confabulous Memoir Metonymy Press), the poetry collection a place called No Homeland (an American Library Association Stonewall Honor Book in 2018), and the childr...
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Title:From the Stars in the Sky to the Fish in the Sea
Format:Paper over Board
Product dimensions:40 pages, 8 X 11 X 0.3 in
Shipping dimensions:40 pages, 8 X 11 X 0.3 in
Published:October 1, 2017
Publisher:Arsenal Pulp Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781551527093

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