Moonstruck!: Poems About Our Moon

Moonstruck!: Poems About Our Moon


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A young reader' anthology of moon poems to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing. Popular American writers of poetry for children are represented, including Eric Ode, Cynthia Grady, BJ Lee and Robert Schechter.

20 new poems about the moon from well-known and up-and-coming poets are combined with 20 classic poems with a moon theme. The classics include poems Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) and Amy Lowell (1874-1925) and the traditional American children's rhyme 'The Man in the Moon' is of course also to be found here!

This is an inspirational and beautifully illustrated anthology that will spark children's imaginations and celebrate our solar system in the 50th anniversary year of the moon landing in July 1969.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781910959787
Publisher: Otter-Barry Books
Publication date: 06/01/2019
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 6 - 9 Years

About the Author

ROGER STEVENS visits schools, libraries and festivals performing his work and running workshops for young people and teachers. He spends his time between the Loire, in France, and Brighton. He has published over thirty books for children, including The Waggiest Tails (with Brian Moses) for Otter-Barry Books.

ED BOXALL is an illustrator, writer and performer. He loves illustrating poetry because he loves to read the poems. Ed lives in Hastings, East Sussex. He illustrated Roger Stevens and Brian Moses' The Waggiest Tails (Otter-Barry Books).

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