Many Moons

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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,

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