The Moon Book (Hardcover)

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A kid-friendly introduction to the biggest, brightest light in our night sky. 

Shining light on all kinds of fascinating facts about our moon, this simple, introductory book includes information on how the moon affects the oceans' tides, why the same side of the moon always faces earth, why we have eclipses, and more.

Using her signature combination of colorful, clear illustrations and accessible text, Gail Gibbons reinforces important vocabulary with simple explanations, perfect for budding astronomers. Legends about the moon, trivia, and facts about the moon landing are also included.

About the Author

Gail Gibbons "has taught more preschoolers and early readers about the world than any other children's writer-illustrator," according to the Washington Post. Winner of the 2010 Regina Award, she has written and illustrated more than fifty books for Holiday House. She lives in Corinth, Vermont.

Praise For…

"Wide in scope and visually appealing, this book will serve pleasure and purposeful readers equally well."—School Library Journal

"Clear illustrations and simple language make this a good introduction to the topic."—Booklist
Product Details
ISBN: 9780823412976
ISBN-10: 0823412970
Publisher: Holiday House
Publication Date: March 1st, 1997
Pages: 32
Language: English