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Many Moons (Hardcover)

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Format: Hardcover
ISBN-10: 0613513185
ISBN-13: 9780613513180
Sku: 31069767
Publish Date: 10/22/2007
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 9.75H x 9L x 0.25T
Age Range:  10 to 13
 
Once upon a time, in a kingdom by the sea, there lived a little Princess named Lenore. She was ten years old, going on eleven. (from the first line)
The tale of a princess who wanted the moon, and of how she got it. Winner of the Caldecott Medal in 1944. Full-color illustrations.
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A spoiled princess refuses to recover from an illness until she is given the moon.
Annotation:
When Princess Lenore falls ill from eating too many raspberry tarts, her father, the king, says he will give her anything her heart desires in order to make her well. Princess Lenore is sure that the only thing that will make her feel better is the moon. Will the king and his loyal court be able to fulfill the Princess's wish? Pastel illustrations accompany the text. Winner of the 1944 Caldecott Medal.
Author Bio
James Thurber
The famed cartoonist and "New Yorker" writer James Thurber lost his left eye as a child from playing William Tell with his brother. He eventually became wholly blind. In 1951 he gave up drawing altogether, although he wrote until his death of pneumonia in 1961. He has acknowledged the influence of E. B. White and Henry James in his work; and greatly preferred the short story form over the novel. Renowned for his humor, he once told "Public Radio", "With humor, you have to look out for traps. You're likely to be very gleeful with what you first put down and you think it's...very funny. One reason you go over and over it is to make the piece sound less as if you were having a lot of fun with yourself. You try to play it down."

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Product attributeBook Format:   Hardcover
Product attributeMinimum Age:   06
Product attributePublisher:   Turtleback Books
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