Softly padding through the darkness, Moonlight explores the world on her favorite night, Halloween.
The town and countryside glow with shining stars. The wide yellow moon lights pumpkins, racoons, and children out having fun. . . .
Told in eloquently simple, lyrical words, with dazzling, luminous paintings, Moonlight evokes not just the excitement of Halloween, but something more -- the reassuring warmth and friendliness that is a special part of this special night.
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Cynthia Rylant's gift for conveying the enchantment and beauty to be found in everyday life is seen in such award-winning books as Missing May, winner of the Newbery Medal; A Fine White Dust, a Newbery Honor Book; and The Relatives Came and When I Was Young in the Mountains, both Caldecott Honor Books.
Books she's written and illustrated include the much-beloved Dog Heaven and Cat Heaven.
Cynthia Rylant grew up in West Virginia. She now lives in the Pacific Northwest.
Melissa Sweet has illustrated many award-winning books for children, including A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams by Jen Bryant, a 2009 Caldecott Honor Book, an NCTE Notable Children's Book, and a New York Times Best Illustrated Book. She has also written and illustrated Balloons Over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy's Parade, Tupelo Rides the Rails, and Carmine: A Little More Red, a New York Times Best Illustrated Book for 2005. Her collages and paintings have appeared in the New York Times and Martha Stewart Living.
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Book Description HarperCollins, 2003. Library Binding. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060297123
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