Notes for Caring Adults

The Starabella stories are dedicated to all children with personal challenges who enter the public arena each day with the courage of superheroes.

Starabella is a little girl dealing with cognitive challenges who rises above those challenges to help society. Through her beautiful, magical melodies and inspiring lyrics, she leads children to the BRIGHT NEW WORLD of her dreams. The children’s inspiring journey will be filled with tuneful music to which they can relate, and accompanied by vibrant, colorful illustrations that will stimulate their imaginations. Starabella is a SUPERHEROINE for ALL children.

Parents and other caring adults can point to Starabella’s DETERMINATION to inspire the children they love to reach for their own DREAMS and turn them into REALITY.

SUGGESTIONS FOR PARENTS, GRANDPARENTS, TEACHERS AND CARING ADULTS SHARING THIS AUDIO/PICTURE BOOK WITH CHILDREN AT HOME OR IN THE CLASSROOM

This book contains illustrated pages and a fully narrated CD with music, complete with page-turn instructions. The illustrations contain captions taken from the narration to help listeners follow along. The combined audio and visual presentation of the story enhances comprehension.

When children listen to this story with a caring adult, the CD can be paused at various points to provide opportunities for discussion of feelings and ideas prompted by the story.

Since the story is narrated, children also have the option to listen to the story on their own.

Children can use the illustrations as a guide to retell the story in their own words when not listening to the CD.

PLEASE ENJOY THE STORY AND SING, DANCE, DREAM, AND IMAGINE ALONG WITH THE MUSIC.