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I Took The Moon for a Walk

Written by Carolyn Curtis & illustrated by Alison Jay
Published by Barefoot Books
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2004-01-01
Publication Date
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Pages
0-4
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What's This Book About

Publisher Summary

Embark on a dreamy, nighttime jaunt with a young boy and the moon. Overcoming a fear of the dark and discovering the world at night lives at the heart of this poetic tale. Includes notes about the moon and plants and animals that thrive in the wee hours.

What Kind of Book is I Took The Moon for a Walk

Primarily about:
the moon
bedtime
Themes:
science and nature
Genres:
fiction
Linguistic Styles:
rhyming

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The Book Snob Mom
Mom of boys. Lover of Harry Potter, Jane Austen and believes one can never own too many children's books!
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5.0 / 7.0

The text in this book is lullaby-esque and perfectly complements Jay’s crackled illustrations that seamlessly combine classic and whimsy. The text has just a touch of nonsense that adds to the dream-like quality and my only issue with this book is that it’s oversize… so much bigger and heavier than it needs to be.

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Who Wrote I Took The Moon for a Walk

Who Illustrated I Took The Moon for a Walk

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Alison Jay

Alison Jay is the creator of <i>A B C: A Child’s First Alphabet Book</i> and <i>1 2 3: A Child’s First Counting Book</i>. She studied illustration at the London College of Printing and lives in London.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9781846862007
Publication Date:
September 1, 2008
Original Publication Date:
January 1, 2004
Original Publisher:
Barefoot Books
Text Details:
This book was typeset in 22pt Legacy Serif Book and Fontesque Bold.
Illustration Details:
The illustrations were prepared in alkyd oil paint on paper with a crackling varnish.
Word Count:
250
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2003019087
WorldCat Number (OCLC):
225875881
ASIN/ISBN 10:
1846862000
Lexile® Level:
AD460L
Scholastic Level:
F
ATOS® Book Level:
2.1
Accelerated Reader® Points:
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
76672
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
LG

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