Author(s): Carolyn Curtis; Alison Jay (Illustrator)
Lets you embark on a dreamy night-time jaunt with a young boy and the Moon. This title deals with overcoming a fear of the dark and discovering the world at night. It includes notes about the moon and plants and animals that thrive in the wee hours
"'Ideal for shared reading...a magical adventure' - Times Educational Supplement"
Carolyn Curtis has previously worked as an attendant at an animal hospital, a nanny and most recently as a member services co-ordinator at a non-profit parenting organisation. She graduated from Emerson College in Boston, MA with a BS in Mass Communication, and her writing is inspired by the many children she has spent time with. Carolyn loves nature, children, animals, reading and music. She lives in Massachusetts with her husband and two year-old son. Alison Jay lives and works in London. A graduate in illustration from the London College of Printing, Alison has been illustrating children's books for ten years. To create her unique style, she uses alkyd oil paint on paper with a crackling varnish, which gives her illustrations a unique, nostalgic quality. I Took the Moon for a Walk is Alison's first title for Barefoot Books. Her other picture books include ABC, A Child's First Picture Book (2003); A Ladder to the Stars (2003) and The Race (2002).