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When the moon is high / by Alice Schertle ; illustrated by Julia Noonan.

Schertle, Alice. (Author).
Book Book (2003.)
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill.
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, 2003.
5 of 5 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 current holds with 5 total copies.
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  • ISBN: 0688151442 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper) :
  • Edition: 1st ed.
Summary: A father takes his sleepless child out in the night to see the moon and the animals.
Authors: Noonan, Julia, (ill.).
Citation: Schertle, Alice. "When the moon is high." New York : HarperCollins, 2003.
  • School Library Journal Reviews : SLJ Reviews 2003 July
    PreS-This soothing bedtime poem will help ease little ones into slumber. When baby can't fall asleep, Daddy takes the child for a stroll around their country home. The full moon lights the way as they encounter several animals that share the bright, calm night with them. For example, they see a creature hidden away in the long grass ("Who's that in a pocket peeking,/hide-and-seeking when the moon is high?") and a turn of the page reveals a mouse. The quiet rhythm of the language and the repetition of phrases offer a serenity that pacifies listeners. Paintings in tranquil colors, predominantly soft blues, greens, and lavender, depict an evening filled with activity. Various perspectives, changing from bird's-eye panoramas to close-up glimpses of the characters to a raccoon's ground-level view, create visually pleasing pages. The story concludes with a sweet picture of the child, illuminated by moonlight, sleeping peacefully in a crib. A gentle winner.-Maryann H. Owen, Racine Public Library, WI Copyright 2003 Reed Business Information.

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