Under the Moon by Dyan Sheldon

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When Jenny finds an arrowhead in her backyard, she spends the rest of the day trying to imagine what the world was like long ago--when there were no cars, no towns, and no cities, but only the people, the land, and the animals. Then she falls asleep and awakens in a place more beautiful and magical than any she could have imagined. Full color.
 

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Published May 1, 1994 by Dial. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books.

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Both the straightforward text and the British artist's oil paintings capture the child's sense of wonder, while Blythe's expansive, romantically luminous art is sure to attract admirers even though Jenny's yard resembles an English garden more than it does a suburban midwestern setting.

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Just the people, the animals, and the land itself.'' That night, Jenny dreams she is invited to join a campfire gathering of Native Americans, who describe ``how the world had been, so long ago, when the land was as large and as open as the sky.'' Together, the sonorous text and remarkable oil pa...

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