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Maybe the Moon

Extent: 32 pages

Size: 245x278mm

Publication Date:

Price: £12.99

ISBN: 9781910552827

Categories: Art and Craft, Fiction, Picture Books

About the Book

Maybe the Moon tells the story of Eric, a little boy who loves his life in his forest home with his animal friends for company. When he moves to the city, he sets about searching for happiness in a strange new environment.

Eric's journey shows him that whatever the differences between people and places, we are all united and are never alone when we share the same moon.

Frances Ives’ beautiful illustrations bring to life this charming story that features a rhyming refrain to enchant both children and adults alike.

Extent: 32pages

Size: 245x278mm

Publication Date: 20/09/2018

Price: £6.99

ISBN: 9781910552841

Categories: Art and Craft, Fiction, Picture Books

About the Book

Maybe the Moon tells the story of Eric, a little boy who loves his life in his forest home with his animal friends for company. When he moves to the city, he sets about searching for happiness in a strange new environment.

Eric's journey shows him that whatever the differences between people and places, we are all united and are never alone when we share the same moon.

Frances Ives’ beautiful illustrations bring to life this charming story that features a rhyming refrain to enchant both children and adults alike.

Publication Date: 20/09/2018

Price: £3.99

ISBN: 9781912785025

Categories: Art and Craft, Fiction, Picture Books

About the Book

Maybe the Moon tells the story of Eric, a little boy who loves his life in his forest home with his animal friends for company. When he moves to the city, he sets about searching for happiness in a strange new environment.

Eric's journey shows him that whatever the differences between people and places, we are all united and are never alone when we share the same moon.

Frances Ives’ beautiful illustrations bring to life this charming story that features a rhyming refrain to enchant both children and adults alike.

Reviews

  • 'Beautiful', Jackie Morris, illustrator of The Lost Words
  • 'Unbelievably good... the words, the message, the illustrations; it's just everything a picture book should be!', Scott Evans, The Reader Teacher
  • 'Beautiful artwork and a gently reassuring story, this wonderful debut from Frances Ives is a joy to read and share', Books for Topics
  • 'New talent... the idea of the moon shining on people who are not with you is charmingly portrayed in this book', Books for Keeps
  • 'Thought-provoking and ultimately comforting. Great for little ones struggling with change', Library Girl and Book Boy Blog
  • 'One of the most beautiful picture books I have seen this year and one with a gentle story', Book Murmuration Blog
  • 'Frances Ives has created a book that will encourage much discussion amongst young readers. The simple storyline is complimented by the stunning art and Eric's rhyming words will be remembered', Mamma Filz Blog
  • 'A gentle heartwarming tale of friendship and community... Maybe the Moon subtly shows friendship in its many different forms, a hand held between a mother and child, the quiet companionship of a pet and time spent simply playing in the park', Along Came Poppy Blog
  • 'A gorgeous picture book, beautifully illustrated to tell a tale of how friendship, community and beauty can come in many different forms', A Little But a Lot Blog
  • 'A positive message about friendship, fear and finding happiness', Books with Baby Blog
  • 'Amazing lunar journey', Read it Daddy Blog
  • 'A wonderful debut picture book from Frances Ives', Acorn Books
  • 'An enchanting story with a really positive message [...] The rhyming refrain is perfect for reading aloud and children will love to join in', Parents in Touch