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Man in the Moon

Man in the Moon

by William Joyce Illustrated by William Joyce
Up there in the sky.
Don't you see him?
No, not the moon.
The Man in the Moon.
He wasn't always a man.
Nor was he always on the moon.
He was once a child.
Like you.
Until a battle,
a shooting star,
and a lost balloon
sent him on a quest.
Meet the very first guardian of childhood.
MiM, the Man in the Moon.

When a newly orphaned baby in the moon makes friends with the children of Earth, he begins to shine as brightly as possible to ward off their fears.

Ages
6, 7, 8, 9
Interest Level
Grades 1 - 4
Grade Level Equivalent
5.4
Lexile Measure
AD830L
DRA
38
Guided Reading
P
Publisher
SIM - SIMON & SCHUSTER
Number of Pages
56
Genre
Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Fables, Fantasy

About the Author and Illustrator

William Joyce
William Joyce

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