Winner of the 1944 Caldecott Medal
A wise tale of a little princess who wanted the moon and got it. “Grown-ups themselves will find the book hilariously funny. . . . The lovely, squiggly illustrations in color are exactly right.”--The New Yorker
48 pages 978-0156569804 Ages 4-8
Keywords: fairy tale, fable, humor, princess, king, royalty, problem solving, 4 year old, 5 year old, 6 year old, 7 year old, 8 year old, Caldecott Medal
When Princess Lenore isn't feeling well she asks for the moon. The Royal Lord Chamberlain, a the Royal Wizard, and the Royal Mathematician declare this to be impossible. Leave it to the Royal Court Jester to figure out what she really needs.
Recommended by: Barb Langridge, abookandahug.com