Moon Dog by Helen Ward


Moon Dog by Helen Ward

'Moon Dog' tells the story of an old man and his dog, who live happily on the moon until the arrival of some delinquent fairies spells trouble. Soon the dog has fallen in with this bad lot, and runs away. But his new friends soon tire of their new pet and the poor dog realises he's made a mistake.

About the Author

Helen Ward

Helen Ward trained as an illustrator at Brighton School of Art, under the direction of well-known children's illustrators such as Raymond Briggs, Justin Todd, Chris McEwan and John Vernon Lord. In 1985, her final year at Brighton, Helen was awarded the first Walker Prize for Children's Illustration.

Awards for Helen's work include The National Art Library Awards 1998 and 2001 for The Hare and the Tortoise and her version of Kenneth Grahame's The Wind in the Willows in the Templar Classic series, and The National Art Library Award for The Tin Forest. She was shortlisted for the prestigious Kate Greenaway Award in 2003 for The Cockerel and the Fox. This book also won the award in the children’s trade category at the British Book Design and Production Awards presented in November 2003.

Helen Ward lives in Stroud, Gloucestershire.

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40 pages
Interest Age: 5+


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Publication date

1st June 2006



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