A Place Where Stars Rest


by Katsumi Komagata


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A Place Where Stars Rest is a beautiful picture book made with the texture and shape of paper.

Internationally praised Japanese artist and designer Katsumi Komagata tells a tender and simple story on the nature of stars. Each page is complete with text in English, French, and Japanese.  The book was originally produced as a gift from the city of Grenoble in celebration of all the babies born that year.


“A fresh and surprising volume that blurs the boundary between text and illustration.”  Publishers Weekly

"Katsumi Komagata's books are magic doors. A Place Where Stars Rest is a wonder." —Leonard S. Marcus

This whimsical cut-out paper book gently describes the night sky and the community of stars that live and rest there. 

Katsumi Komagata is an award-winning artist and graphic designer. He regularly holds exhibitions, talks, and workshops for children in many countries, particularly Japan and France. He is the founder of One Stroke, a graphic design studio that later expanded into children's book publishing after the birth of his daughter. He lives in Tokyo.


Publication Date | September 5, 2023 | Trade Edition

Hardcover » Hinge Binding

30 Pages + 5 Pop-Ups + Silver Foil Stamping


7.48  x 9.69 in.

$24.99 ($33.99 CAN)


Reading Age: 1 - 4 years