Moonthief by Roger McGough

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This tender, lyrical picture book explores the themes of love and friendship with innocence—and a mischievous wit! Bobby is a bear in love—with an exceptional imagination. As Bobby and Betty contemplate the new moon, Betty suddenly wonders what happened to the old one, prompting Bobby's remarkable imagination to run wild. Rich with imaginative imagery, wit, and charming illustration, Moonthief is perfect for reading aloud and makes a wonderful gift for any child—and certainly anyone in love.

About Roger McGough

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Roger McGough, born in Liverpool, England, is one of that country's most celebrated poets. He is the author of more than fifty books and has written numerous scripts, including the script for the Beatles' film Yellow Submarine. In 1986 his lyrics for the Broadway production of The Wind in the Willows received a Tony nomination. Roger is also the two-time recipient of the U.K.'s Signal Poetry Award and a British O.B.E. Freelance illustrator Penny Dann was born in Slough, Buckinghamshire, UK. She attended Amersham College in Buckinghamshire on a two year foundation course and then she studied Visual Communications at the Brighton College of Art. She is well-known for her bestselling Secret Fairy Series. She currently lives in Brighton in the UK.
Published October 21, 2002 by Kingfisher Books Ltd. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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