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Diane Kredensor is an Emmy award-winning children's ...
Diane Kredensor is an Emmy award-winning children's television director and artist. She was inspired to write this "buddy story" by her love of people, her love of travel, and her love of cheese! The distinctive art style features Diane's bold, stylized characters superimposed atop Sandra Kress's charming photographs of Paris. French words and landmarks add to the fun. This delightful friendship story will keep readers laughing as they join Ollie and Moon on their cumulative guessing game through the City of Light.
"Just when Moon seems weary, Ollie knows how to cheer her up with a quick break to take funny snapshots in front of Parisian icons. Then it’s back to guessing Ollie’s best surprise yet, which is sure to wow young children as much as it does Moon. Bien fait." - Kirkus Reviews
"This is a charming picture book with photos from Paris that children will enjoy picking up again and again. Get yourself a copy!" - Book Faerie (blog)
"My mini literature critics gave Ollie and Moon an enthusiastic thumbs up, giggling over cartoon characters exploring Parisian landmarks they know so well." - La Mom Paris (blog)
"Unique and utterly charming" - Through the Looking Glass Review (blog)
Posted June 9, 2011
Discover the connection of two best friends, Ollie and Moon, one loves surprising friends and the other enjoys guessing the surprise before it happens. Ollie enjoys setting up the perfect surprise for his best friend Moon, while Moon enjoys discovering the surprise before its unveiling. Determined not to have his latest surprise unearthed by Moon too soon, Ollie takes Moon on an adventure through Paris. Moon's curiosity is at an all time high and begins guessing what the surprise could be when Ollie begins dropping clues along the way.
"As much as Moon loves getting surprises, she loves trying to guess what they are even more. Once she even found her birthday present - two days before her birthday."
Will Ollie reveal too much too soon or will his string of simple descriptions be enough to complete their travels through Paris? Find out on the fun loving adventure with expert illustrations and photography, blending the illustrations of Ollie and Moon into photographs of strategic locations throughout Paris.
Posted February 13, 2013
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