Samantha (known as Sam) is a fisherman’s daughter who dreams rich and lovely dreams–moonshine, her father says. But when her tall stories bring disaster to her friend Thomas and her cat Bangs, Sam learns to distinguish between moonshine and reality.
Sam, Bangs & Moonshine is the winner of the 1967 Caldecott Medal.
<b>Evaline Ness</b> (1911-1986) illustrated more than thirty books for young readers and also wrote many of her own. In addition to winning the Caldecott Honor for <i>A Pocketful of Cricket</i>, she received the Caldecott Medal for <i>Sam, Bangs, and Moonshine</i>. She left a huge mark on the world of children’s literature.
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