I Took the Moon for a Walk by Carolyn Curtis; Illustrated by Alison Jay
Follow the magical adventure of a young boy who goes exploring with his friend, the Moon. I Took the Moon for a Walk combines lyrical verse with detailed illustrations, creating a dramatic backdrop for this imaginative journey. Readers will marvel at the serene beauty of the world at night. At the end of the story, readers can discover facts about the passage of the moon across the sky and its influence on our lives. There is also a page about nocturnal creatures.
Available in English with: Albanian, Arabic, Bengali, Chinese-Simplified, Chinese-Traditional, Czech, Farsi, French, Haitian-Creole, Hindi, Irish, Lithuanian, Panjabi, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovakian, Somali, Spanish, Turkish, Urdu, Vietnamese, Welsh. Ages: 3-8.
"I Took the Moon for a Walk is ideal for shared reading…In a magical adventure, a little boy walks across a rural landscape, the moon beside him, with neighbourhood dogs supplying a choir. Moon’s eye, and worm’s eye perspectives free the viewer to roll, bowl, rise, fall and float effortlessly with the main participants." - Times Educational Supplement