Oliver Jeffer’s “How to Catch a Star” is a story fueled by the imagination of a young boy. The young boy is faced with a goal that would seem unreachable to most, but with his creativity and sense of adventure he overcomes each challenge he faces. Oliver Jeffer’s readers find themselves captivated by the beautiful mixture of watercolor artwork and suspenseful language used throughout the story. This book is an optimal resource for cross curricular opportunities throughout the British Columbia Curriculum. Students will learn from Jeffer’s different elements of design throughout visual art projects. With the focus on drama, students can develop skills on character, plot, place, time, and tension. This book also targets career education and teaches Students goal setting strategies and risk taking and its role in self-exploration. Throughout the following activities, students will engage in different reading strategies, practice the fluency of their own reading, and develop metacognitive and comprehensive strategies.