Book Description

A lonely moon accidentally falls to Earth, where he makes many new friends who help him back to the sky.

When a lonely moon, looking for a friend, accidentally falls to Earth, he finds the townspeople eager to help fix him and get him back to his home, the sky. A lyrical story in rhyming verse accompanied by unique, charming illustrations.

  • Lyrical, rhyming verse and a surreal story of the Moon coming down to Earth – and the rescue efforts to fix it – that will delight readers.
  • Charming and unique illustrations.
  • A sweet story about where the Moon disappears to each month, includes phases of the Moon.

“This friendship tale does double duty as a discussion starter about the phases of the moon.” —Kirkus Reviews (U.S.)

The Author-illustrator

Like many great adventurers, Emily May, best known by her alter ego ‘The Nonsense Maker’. By day, you can spot her caffeine-fueled, roaming the inner laneways of Melbourne, Australia, and by night, she explores secret passageways winding to worlds only accessible in dreams.

Fountas & Pinnell Guided Reading Levels

Guided Reading Level: K

Grade Level Equivalent: 2

Educational Descriptions

Picture book, tale, rhythm and rhyme, Earth and space science context: moon, Story elements: setting, plot and character development, main character, Mr. Moon, problem and solution, Illustrations enhance meaning and tone, Comprehension strategies: Predicting outcomes, cause and effect relationships, & changes from beginning to end of the story. Theme: Why the moon appears to disappear in the sky.

Interest Age: 4 to 7 years

Reading Age: 7 to 8 years

RRP: $24.99

ISBN: 978-1-76036-133-4

Format: Hardback

JUVENILE FICTION / Imagination & Play

World rights available, except for France, Australia, Canada, China, Ireland, New Zealand, the UK and the US.

Book Details
Emily May
Emily May
21.0 cm in H · 25.5 cm in W · 36 pages
Release Date:
July 2021
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