I See the Moon by Jacqueline Mitton


I See the Moon by Jacqueline Mitton

What is the Moon like tonight? Its Turn the pages to see its many enchanting phases - from a horned crescent to the plump-faced Man in the Moon, from the icy crystal ring round the Moon to a dark orange eclipse - watched by Owl, Beaver, Koala, Spider Monkey and other creatures around the globe. The final scene has a surprise in store! Brief science notes make this a perfect introduction to the night sky for very young readers.


'I See the Moon'

. Highly recommended. Books for Keeps A book about observation, and children will enjoy comparing the vivid descriptions and images of the moon to what they have seen in the sky at night. Ibby Link Not only is it a magical book to have in the classroom to stimulate imagination, but a great book to read to youngsters at home as a gentle parallel for when they go to bed at night. It can also be used as a basis for several lessons. School Librarian

About the Author

JACQUELINE MITTON holds an MA in physics from the University of Oxford and a doctorate in astrophysics from the University of Cambridge. A distinguished writer on astronomy, She has had more than 20 books published. Asteroid 4027 was named 'Mitton' for Jacqueline and her husband, the astronomer Simon Mitton, by the International Astronomical Union in 1990. Her books for Frances Lincoln include Zoo in the Sky, Once Upon a Starry Night, The Planet Gods, and Zodiac. Jacqueline lives in Cambridge. ERIKA PAL was born in Budapest. She worked in an animation film studio, before relocating to the UK with a dream of becoming a freelance illustrator. During her Animation and Illustration degree at London's Kingston University, she was twice highly commended for the Macmillan Prize, and won the national competition for Booktrust's Big Picture logo. After graduation, her first picture book, Azad's Camel was published by Frances Lincoln, followed by I See the Moon and Little Lion. Erika currently lives in London and her other interests are printmaking and experimental animation.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 4


Jacqueline Mitton
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Publication date

7th October 2010



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