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Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me

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ISBN-10: 088708026X

ISBN-13: 9780887080265

Edition: 1986

Authors: Eric Carle, Eric Carle

List price: $19.99
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Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me In this unique and delightful picture book, the story literally unfolds as pages open dramatically, extending both outward and upward. Monica wants the moon to play with, so her Papa sets out to get it for her. It isn't easy to climb all the way up to the moon, but he finally succeeds -- only to find that the moon is too big to carry home! The way in which this problem is solved is a joyful surprise. Here is a multi-faceted story that appeals to children visually, verbally and emotionally, and which also contains a first lesson in natural history, depicting the eternal cycle of the waxing and waning of the moon. The simple text, just right for reading aloud…    
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Book details

List price: $19.99
Copyright year: 1986
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
Publication date: 8/20/1991
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 40
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Eric Carle is an award-winning, children's picture book author and illustrator whose most recognized work is The Very Hungry Caterpillar Board Book. Carle was born to German parents in 1929 in Syracuse, New York. The family returned to Germany in 1935, moving to a suburb of Stuttgart. Carle disliked high school, quitting at the age of 16 before graduation. He was admitted as the youngest student to the Akademie der bildenden Kunste, an art school. After finishing at the Akademie, he worked as a poster designer for the U.S. Information Center in Germany until 1952, when he moved back to New York City. He was a graphic designer at the New York Times and later worked as an art director at L.W.…