The Man in the Moon (Hardcover)

Author: Joyce, William

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Here is the recently discovered, true origin of the first Guardian of Childhood--The Man in the Moon. Did you know that MiM (as he''s called) wasn''t always in the moon? He was once a little boy who never had a care, never had a nightmare, and sailed through the cosmos with his loving parents in the Moonclipper, the most beautiful ship of the Golden Age.

But when Pitch, the King of Nightmares, learns that MiM has never had a bad dream, he vows to capture the lad. His goal? To turn young MiM into a prince of nightmares. Epic battles and an adventure that spans the ages follow and MiM grows brighter and brighter, until he transforms the moon into a giant night-light to all the children of Earth--a beacon of calm on the darkest night.

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Publisher Simon & Schuster
Mfg Part# 9781442443570
SKU 222242935
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 144244357X
Release Date 11/15/2011
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Dimensions (in Inches) 10.75H x 10.5L x 1T
Author Info
William Joyce
William Joyce's first full-length picture book, BILLY'S BOOGER, written while he was in elementary school, got him sent to the principal's office. Since that time he has created a number of well-loved and less "gross" works such as DINOSUAR BOB(1988) and BENTLY AND EGG (1992). He attended Southern Methodist University and worked as painter before becoming the author and illustrator of picture books. Joyce says that he is influenced by cartoons, television, and movies--his favorite movie character, King Kong, has a cameo appearance in nearly every one of his books.
From the Publisher
Editors Note A cloth-bound and slip-cased limited edition of William Joyce’s luminous new picture book, The Man in the Moon—his first picture book in a decade, and the start of a magical new series. This gorgeous package features a linen slipcover and book case, with enlay art and foil stamping. Each of the 250 copies is from the 1st printing and is signed and numbered by the author on a full-color tip-in page. A stunning edition of an already exquisite, enchanting book. Take the guardian’s oath in a big, beautiful way with this collectible, limited edition.
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Minimum Age 06
Number of Pages 0056
Publisher Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Series Part 1

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