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Quiet Night, My Astronaut: The First Days (and Nights) of the War in Ukraine (Hardcover)

Quiet Night, My Astronaut: The First Days (and Nights) of the War in Ukraine By Oksana Lushchevska, Kateryna Stepanishcheva (Illustrator) Cover Image
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This gorgeous, expressive picture book shows the first haunting days and nights of the war in Ukraine from a child's perspective.


The child is scared, but will not be afraid. She believes in a higher power watching over them, keeping them safe--her astronaut. As she narrates, readers get a tender glimpse into a life on the front lines, one filled with love and trauma, fear and hope. A much needed perspective from Ukrainian author and illustrator.

About the Author


Oksana Lushchevska is a Ukrainian writer and translator. She is an active member of PEN UKRAINE and the author of fifty children’s and young adult books. Her books have been awarded a number of children’s literature awards, including acceptance to the White Raven Catalogue and shortlisted for the BBC Children’s Book Award. Oksana has a PhD in Education and has taught children’s literature at the University of Georgia and served as a children’s literature consultant and a creative curator. Oksana lives in Vermont.

Kateryna Stepanishcheva is a Ukrainian illustrator and textile designer. She has illustrated a number of children’s books and dozens of pieces for various children’s magazines for international markets. She adores Ukrainian calligraphy and linocut and lives in Kyiv, Ukraine.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781668936818
ISBN-10: 166893681X
Publisher: Tilbury House Publishers
Publication Date: February 6th, 2024
Pages: 40
Language: English