A young boy and the Moon enjoy an evening exploring the town before heading home for the night.
The story flows nicely, and the notes at the back will be wonderful for expanding the book beyond the poetry when our toddler gets a little bit older.
Within three readings, this became one of our must-read stories. S/He loves pointing to the objects and activities on the page, not just the moon.
The story is lyrical and easy to read. It's a nice combination of reality reading (seeing one's glow in the water) and fantasy (the boy and moon sharing a night-time flight) that will appeal to all readers.
You can use this book as a bedtime story for young readers and an introduction to nature and science for older readers.
There is plenty to do with this book. The boy and moon share moments of genuine friendship; there are notes for introducing the science of the world after dark (animals, moon phases); and good material for an early reader.
7 to 9
3 to 8
Started reading at 2½ years and we're still reading at almost 5!
Buy. This is a wonderful addition for any home library, with plenty of longevity.
|Title||I Took the Moon for a Walk|
|Publisher||Barefoot Books © 2004|