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Moon & Stars

  • Details about Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star

    Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star

    by Jane Cabrera

    A favorite lullaby becomes a celebration of love in this lushly illustrated version featuring animals from all over the world. On a beautiful night an owl sings to her owlet, a deer to his fawn, a whale to her calf. Animal parents sing this lullaby to their young, showing the universality of a parent's love for his or her child. Jane Cabrera's brilliant colors illustrate these adorable animals and their homes.…more

  • Details about Kitten's First Full Moon

    Kitten's First Full Moon

    Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)

    The nationally bestselling picture book about a kitten, the moon, and a bowl of milk, written by the celebrated author and illustrator Kevin Henkes, was awarded a Caldecott Medal. From one of the most celebrated and beloved picture book creators working in the field today comes a memorable new character and a suspenseful adventure just right for reading and sharing at home and in the classroom. It is Kitten's first full moon, and when she sees it she thinks it is a bowl of milk in the sky. And ……more

  • Details about City Moon

    City Moon

    Rachael Cole; Blanca Gomez (Illustrator)

    A little boy and his mother take a nighttime walk to search for the moon in this gentle, keenly observed bedtime book that's sure to appeal to fans of Kevin Henkes'sa Kitten's First Full Moon and young children who find the moon fascinating. Soothing text and hip, colorful collage style illustrations create a nighttime story that follows a little boy and his Mama as they walk around their neighborhood looking for the moon. As the elusive moon plays peek-a-boo behind buildings and clouds, the li……more

  • Details about Our Moon: Brightest Object in the Night Sky

    Our Moon: Brightest Object in the Night Sky

    J. Clark Sawyer

    What shines brighter than any other object in the night sky? The Moon! It reflects the Sun's light as it orbits Earth. The gray, rocky Moon is close enough for people to travel there in spaceships. Several astronauts have even brought back Moon rocks. Early readers will be taken on a journey through outer space in simple yet captivating text as they learn these and other fascinating facts about the Moon. Each 24-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple senten……more

  • Details about Owl Moon

    Owl Moon

    by Jane Yolen ; illustrated by John Schoenherr

    This timeless and beautiful classic--the winner of the 1988 Caldecott Medal--celebrates its 20th anniversary with this edition featuring letters from Yolen and Schoenherr and a stunning silvery cover. Full color.…more

  • Details about The Moon Might Be Milk

    The Moon Might Be Milk

    Lisa Shulman; Will Hillenbrand (Illustrator)

    Rosie wonders: What is the moon made of? Cat thinks the moon is a saucer of fresh milk, spilled from the sky into puddles on the ground. Dog thinks it's a pat of sweet, creamy butter. Butterfly thinks it's made of sugar: sticky and sparkling and oh, so sweet. But Gran knows best. Using milk, butter, sugar, and other ingredients, she shows Rosie how to bake moonshaped cookies and captures a magical piece of the moon in her very own kitchen. This classic-in-the-making from Gran's hearth is sure t……more

  • Details about And If the Moon Could Talk

    And If the Moon Could Talk

    Kate Banks; Georg Hallensleben (Illustrator)

    It is night. Inside a house, a child is getting ready for bed. A hall light is switched on, toys and animals are settled in their places. Papa reads a story, Mama comes in to say good night, dreams wait to enter sleep... And if the moon could talk, it would tell of the many different nighttime activities that it sees from its vantage point, outside the house and high, high above. In this tranquil, evocative picture book, text and pictures illuminate interior and exterior nighttime scenes, showi……more

  • Details about Mae among the Stars

    Mae among the Stars

    Roda Ahmed; Stasia Burrington (Illustrator)

    An Amazon Best Book of the Month A beautiful picture book for sharing, inspired by the life of the first African American woman to travel in space, Mae Jemison. A great classroom and bedtime read-aloud, Mae Among the Stars is the perfect book for young readers who have big dreams and even bigger hearts! When Little Mae was a child, she dreamed of dancing in space. She imagined herself surrounded by billions of stars, floating, gliding, and discovering. She wanted to be an astronaut. Her mom……more

  • Details about First Star: A Bear and Mole Story

    First Star: A Bear and Mole Story

    Will Hillenbrand

    WILL HILLENBRAND'S beloved Bear and Mole are back for a fifth adventure! WILL HILLENBRAND'S beloved Bear and Mole return in First Star ! It's a beautiful summer afternoon, and Mole wants to stay outside and watch the stars turn on. Bear suggests they hike up to Camp Tiptop and stay the night. They pack--stuffing and rolling--stop to pick blueberries--yum, yum, yum!--and climb, climb, climb. As dusk falls at the summit, Bear tells Mole the bearish legend of how the first stars came to be: long ……more

  • Details about Stars


    Kristine Carlson Asselin

    From Earth, they look like twinkling lights. In space, they're burning hot balls of gas. Get up-close to the stars that burn brightly in our solar system and beyond.…more

  • Details about Ultimate Explorer Field Guide: Night Sky: Find Adventure! Go Outside! Have Fun! Be a Backyard Stargazer!

    Ultimate Explorer Field Guide: Night Sky: Find Adventure! Go Outside! Have Fun! Be a Backyard Stargazer!

    Howard Schneider; National Geographic Kids Staff

    This fun, photo-filled, fact-packed night sky guide will encourage kids to stop and look up to spot stars and planets right from their own backyards. From Mars to meteor showers, Scorpius to satellites, kids will learn how, where, and when to spot these space-dwelling phenomena in the night sky at any time of year. With tons of info and interactivity prompts, it's the perfect companion for backyard or field trips, camping or vacation. Durable and portable, it's just right for your pocket or back……more

  • Details about Touch the Brightest Star

    Touch the Brightest Star

    Christie Matheson (Illustrator)

    This interactive bedtime story proves nighttime isn't scary at all. The gentle journey from sunset to sunrise shows even the youngest children the magic of the nighttime sky--and lets them make magic happen! A companion to the popular and acclaimed Tap the Magic Tree. What happens while you're sleeping? With lush, beautiful watercolors and cut-paper collage, Christie Matheson reveals the magic of the nighttime sky, using the same kinds of toddler-perfect interactive elements as her acclaimed Ta……more