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Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me

Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me

by Eric Carle

Hardback Age range: 5 to 8 years old Publication Date: 20/08/1991

  $31.75
A father will move heaven and earth to delight his daughter in this beloved tale from children's book legend Eric Carle.

Monica wants to play with the moon, but she can't quite seem to reach it. This story literally unfolds as the pages extend both outward and upward, and readers will empathize with Monica's longing for the moon as well as be reassured by her father's willingness to try to make her dream come true.

ISBN:
9780887080265
9780887080265
Category:
Early learning / early learning concepts
Age range:
5 to 8 years old
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
20-08-1991
Language:
English
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
Country of origin:
United States
Dimensions (mm):
292.1x209.55x12.7mm
Weight:
0.52kg
Eric Carle

Eric Carle is acclaimed and beloved as the creator of brilliantly illustrated and innovatively designed picture books for very young children. His best-known work, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, has eaten its way into the hearts of literally millions of children all over the world and has been translated into more than 25 languages and sold over twelve million copies. Since the Caterpillar was published in 1969, Eric Carle has illustrated more than sixty books, many best sellers, most of which he also wrote.

Eric Carle's art is distinctive and instantly recognizable. His art work is created in collage technique, using hand-painted papers, which he cuts and layers to form bright and cheerful images. Many of his books have an added dimension - die-cut pages, twinkling lights as in The Very Lonely Firefly, even the lifelike sound of a cricket's song as in The Very Quiet Cricket - giving them a playful quality: a toy that can be read, a book that can be touched.

Children also enjoy working in collage and many send him pictures they have made themselves, inspired by his illustrations. He receives hundreds of letters each week from his young admirers. The secret of Eric Carle's books' appeal lies in his intuitive understanding of and respect for children, who sense in him instinctively someone who shares their most cherished thoughts and emotions. Eric Carle has two grown-up children, a son and a daughter. With his wife Barbara, he lives in Northampton, Massachusetts.

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