Moonlight by Jan Ormerod


Moonlight by Jan Ormerod

Nearly bedtime and a little girl is eating her dinner, playing in the bath and saying good night to her dollies. But she's not quite ready to sleep yet. Jan Ormerod's classic wordless picture book is reissued here in a new edition.


Explores the rhythm of family life at the beginning and the end of the day. Familiar routines, such as getting dressed and going to bed are explored through beautifully observed illustrations. Early Years Educator

About the Author

Jan Ormerod

Jan Ormerod (1946 - 2013) grew up in the fifties, in a series of small towns in Western Australia, with her three older sisters. As a child she drew constantly and compulsively, inspired by beautifully drawn schoolgirl annuals from England and secretly acquired American comics that were forbidden by her parents.

Her books have largely been a celebration and savouring of the positive experience of parenthood she truly had not anticipated–the fun, the warmth, and the love. Jan was acutely aware that picture books are almost always shared by the child and a caring adult.

She published more than 50 picture books in her lifetime, won many honours and awards, and her work is published in more than 20 countries.

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Book Info


32 pages
Interest Age: 2 To 5


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Publication date

1st November 2005



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