Abel's Moon

Author(s): Shirley Hughes

Children Fiction

A wonderfully imaginative story about the way children, whose world is imited to the house, create adventures and excitements for themselves. Abel Grable is home from his travels and he sits by the fire telling his family all about the jungles he has camped in and the rivers he has crossed with only the moon to guide him. One day he decides to write the stories down but it is impossible to find a peacefulplace to do it in. Eventually he takes his table into the garden and writes until it is dark. The time soon comes for Abel to go back and find work and the family miss him when he is gone. but the table stays in the gardens and Adam and Noah use it to create their own fantastic outdoor adventures, until one day Adam transforms the table into a moon machine. And then, when Abel returns from his travels the children will have wonderful tales to tell. (Preceeding text courtesy www.randomhouse.com.au) Children's Picture Book

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Shirley Hughes' first book, "Lucy and Tom's Day", was published in 1960 and since she has illustrated over 200 books including "Up and Up", "The Trouble With Jack", "Helpers", "Sally's Secret" and "Stories by Firelight".

"Shirley Hughes' longer texts are expressively illustrated and full of rich imagery and language that will encourage more
sophisticated listeners and beginner readers." -- "Daily Telegraph"

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General Fields

  • : 9780099265351
  • : ranchb
  • : ranchb
  • : 0.156
  • : September 2002
  • : 266mm X 215mm X 3mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Shirley Hughes
  • : Paperback
  • : New edition
  • : 823.914
  • : 32
  • : 32 colour illustrations