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Moonstruck! Poems About Our Moon

Written by Roger Stevens

Illustrated by Ed Boxall

Moonstruck! Poems About Our Moon Synopsis

New poems about the moon from well-known and up-and-coming poets, including many of the National Poetry Day Ambassadors, are combined with classic poems with a moon theme,. This is an inspirational and beautifully illustrated anthology that will spark children's imaginations and celebrate our solar system in the 50th anniversary year of the moon landing in July 1969. Poets include Roger Stevens, Brian Moses, Valerie Bloom, Mandy Coe, Grace Nichols, Liz Brownlee, James Carter, Jay Hulme, Tony Mitton, Sue Hardy-Dawson and Rachel Rooney, as well as Percy Bysshe Shelley, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and Emily Bronte.

Moonstruck! Poems About Our Moon Press Reviews

Altogether, an attractive collection of poems to share with young moonstruck listeners. - Kirkus Reviews Not only is this an awe-inspiring anthology of moon-themed poetry from internationally-known poets, it's got interesting facts when they can add to the appreciation of a particular poem's topic. Boxall's beautiful black and white linocuts add another delightful dimension to what's already an out of this world anthology. Goodreads

Book Information

ISBN: 9781910959787
Publication date: 6th June 2019
Author: Roger Stevens
Illustrator: Ed Boxall
Publisher: Otter-Barry Books Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 96 pages

About Roger Stevens

ROGER STEVENS has been writing for children for 25 years. In that time he has had nearly 40 books published, including A Million Brilliant Poems (Part One), which was shortlisted for the CLiPPA award, and The Waggiest Tails: poems written by dogs (Otter-Barry Books). When not writing, he visits schools, libraries and festivals performing his work and running workshops for young people and teachers. He has always been fascinated by outer space and is old enough to remember the excitement of seeing men land on the moon for the first time. He spends his time between the Loire, in France, and Brighton, ...

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