Author: Carolyn Curtis
Illustrated by: Alison Jay
Paperback: 32 page(s)
Age Range: 3 - 8
Ontario curriculum: Language - Reading
Follow the magical adventure of a young boy who goes exploring with his friend, the Moon. I Took the Moon for a Walk combines lyrical verse with detailed illustrations, creating a dramatic backdrop for this imaginative journey. Readers can discover all kinds of facts about the passage of the moon across the sky and its influence on our lives.
From The Critics:
Times Educational Supplement
I Took the Moon for a Walk is ideal for shared reading...In a magical adventure, a little boy walks across a rural landscape, the moon beside him, with neighbourhood dogs supplying a choir. Moon-???+-?-+s eye, and worm-???+-?-+s eye perspectives free the viewer to roll, bowl, rise, fall and float effortlessly with the main participants.
This gentle and bewitching night-time story ...is graced with beautifully nostalgic, 'antique' looking illustrations...perfect bedtimes fare..."