I Took The Moon For A Walk- Children's Book Review

Written by Carolyn Curtis
Illustrated by Alison Jay
— Join a small boy on a lyrical, nighttime journey —
When the day has ended and everyone else has fallen
asleep, a young boy embarks on a magical adventure
with his friend the Moon. Their unusual journey is
described in lyrical verse, creating a enchanting story
that celebrates the serene beauty of the world at night.
* “This is a quaint and quiet book worth sharing” — School Library Journal, starred review
* Illustrated by internationally acclaimed artist Alison Jay, also the illustrator of partner book Listen, Listen
* Large format allows parents to share this beautiful story and illustrations with the youngest children.
* Best-selling title with over 70,000 copies sold!
Author & Artist Information:
Carolyn Curtis has previously worked at an animal hospital, as a nanny and most recently as a member services coordinator at a non-profit
parenting organization. She graduated from Emerson College in Boston with a BS in Mass Communication, and her writing is inspired in
part by the many children she has been fortunate to know. Carolyn loves nature, children, animals, reading and music. She lives in Massachusetts with her husband and son.
Alison Jay lives and works in London. A graduate in illustration from the London College of Printing, Alison has been illustrating children’s books for over a decade. To create her unique style, she uses alkyd oil paint on paper with a crackling varnish, which gives her
illustrations an antique, nostalgic quality. Alison is also the illustrator of Listen, Listen.
US $14.99
Large format lap book • 32 pages
Read Together: 0 – 5 • Read Alone: 5 – 9
8½" x 8½" • Full color
New in large format lap book! Great for story times, bedtime and quiet time.
Lyrically written and beautifully illustrated, this memorable moonlight journey will leave all who read it marveling at the serene beauty of the world at night. Following 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 also discover all kinds of facts about the passage of the moon through the sky and its influence on our lives.
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