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Half a Moon and One Whole Star

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Overview

Up above the earth so far
Hang half a moon and one whole star
Hang one whole star and half a moon;
Nighttime will be coming soon.
And while a young girl sleeps, nighttime deepens all around her — in the woods and garden, on the ocean, in the city, and on the porch, where her parents sit.
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Overview

Up above the earth so far
Hang half a moon and one whole star
Hang one whole star and half a moon;
Nighttime will be coming soon.
And while a young girl sleeps, nighttime deepens all around her — in the woods and garden, on the ocean, in the city, and on the porch, where her parents sit.
Crescent Dragonwagon's soothing, evocative poem is brought to life by the lush artwork of Jerry Pinkney in this bedtime treasure.

The summer night is full of wonderful sounds and scents as Susan falls asleep.

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Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
PW called this evocative nighttime poem--winner of the Coretta Scott King Award--``an exceptional children's book: a work of art, both literary and visual.'' Ages 5-8. (Sept.)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780689714153
  • Publisher: Aladdin
  • Publication date: 9/1/1990
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 1,012,017
  • Age range: 5 - 8 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.82 (w) x 10.08 (h) x 0.13 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 15, 2005

    Excellant bedtime read

    I love this book which I read often to my 3 1/2 year old daughter. The illustrations are beautiful and it's a very sweet story.

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