Shine Moon Shine by David Conway


Shine Moon Shine by David Conway

One snowy night, in a great big city, a strange thing happens. The moon falls from the sky and lands on top of a very tall building. And no matter what the people in the neighbourhood do, the moon will not rise. That night, a young boy named Ata decides to sit with the moon to keep it company. In return, the moon tells him why he doesn't want to go home. It is so dark up there, the moon says. It makes me feel lonely. Ata tries again and again to make the moon shine, but nothing works. Until Ata has a great idea It's a simple and inspirational story, well told and beautifully illustrated. Most of all though it shows that one small boy, in having the courage to try, can achieve something wonderful.


A simple, inspirational story, well told and beautifully illustrated The Bookbag A superb picture book School Librarian An inspirational story Bournemouth Daily Echo

About the Author

David Conway

David Conway is an award-winning picture book author. He has been twice nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal, in 2006 for The Most Important Gift of All, published by Gullane Children’s Books, and again in 2011 for Bedtime Hullabaloo! His other titles include Errol and His Extraordinary Nose, which featured on CBeebies Bedtime Hour, and The Secret to Teddy’s Happiness, both published by Gullane Children’s Books. David lives with his wife, two children and their cat, Bobby, in north London.

Roberta Angaramo has illustrated more than 30 children's books, including Dog in Boots, also published by Gullane Children's Books. She lives in Piedmont, Italy.

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32 pages


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Publication date

4th September 2008



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