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Written by Roger McGough and Penny Dann
Published by Kingfisher
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This tender, lyrical picture book explores the themes of love and friendship with innocence-and a mischievous wit!Bobby is a bear in love-with an exceptional imagination. As Bobby and Betty contemplate the new moon, Betty suddenly wonders what happened to the old one, prompting Bobby’s remarkable imagination to run wild. Rich with imaginative imagery, wit, and charming illustration, Moonthief is perfect for reading aloud and makes a wonderful gift for any child-and certainly anyone in love.

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Who Wrote Moonthief

Roger McGough

Roger McGough is a highly-acclaimed and much-loved poet and writer, and has been awarded an OBE for his contribution to poetry. His many titles include Bad Bad Cats, winner of the 1998 Signal Poetry Award and The Ring of Words, which was shortlisted for the BBC Blue Peter Book Award 2001. To visit Roger McGough’s website clickhere

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Penny Dann

Penny Dann has over thirty children’s stories to her name, including The Secret Fairy Handbook (Orchard). For Kingfisher she has illustrated the highly successful picture books What Are Friends For?, What Will I do Without You?, and Will You Forgive Me?

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Book Details

Publication Date:
April 25, 2003

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