Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me (Hardcover)

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    Eric Carle is known the world over for his beautiful picture books for very young children, with their simple and entertaining yet educationally sound stories and their distinctive collage illustrations. Born in Syracuse, New York, he moved with his parents to Germany, where he studied at the Academy of Applied Arts in Stuttgart. On returning to the United States, he worked for a time as a graphic designer for The New York Times, and then for a large advertising agency. His first children's book, 1,2,3 to the Zoo (1968) was an immediate success and his second, The Very Hungry Caterpillar (1969) brought him international acclaim and has established itself as a modern classic. He and his wife now live in northern Massachusetts.

    A simpler version of Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me was written by Mr. Carle a number of years ago for his daughter Cirsten, who found it both heartening and inspiring. Now he has created new illustrations for his original story, and shares its message with a wider audience.

    A father will move heaven and earth to delight his daughter in this beloved tale from children’s book legend Eric Carle.

    Monica wants to play with the moon, but she can’t quite seem to reach it. This story literally unfolds as the pages extend both outward and upward, and readers will empathize with Monica’s longing for the moon as well as be reassured by her father’s willingness to try to make her dream come true.

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    ISBN 9780887080265
    Genre JUVENILE FICTION / Family / General (see also headings under Social Issues)
    Format Hardcover
    Pages 25
    Publisher Date 1986-03-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Simon & Schuster
    Copyright Year 1986
    Height 11.75 in
    Wdth 8.75 in
    Thickness 0.5 in
    Unit weight 1.1 lb
    Language English
    Audience Children/juvenile
    Authors Carle, Eric

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      I was very pleased with the quality and service I received from my purchase.

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    • One of Eric Carle's Best!

      This book is wonderful. Definitly one of Eric Carle's best. It is an imaginative tale of a little girl who asks her father to get the moon for her. I would recommend it to anyone with children.

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