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The moon"s almost here by Patricia MacLachlan

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Published by Margaret K. McElderry in New York .
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Subjects:

  • Stories in rhyme,
  • Juvenile fiction,
  • Bedtime

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The moon s almost here. Robin sings in her nest. Babies fly back to her, ready to rest. The moon s almost here. There s no time to play. Mama sheep hurries; Sun s going away.

Edition Notes

PK1 Childrens Plus, Inc.

Other titlesMoon is almost here
StatementPatricia MacLachlan ; illustrated by Tomie DePaola
ContributionsDePaola, Tomie, 1934- ill
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27208808M
ISBN 101481420623
ISBN 109781481420624
OCLC/WorldCa891942016

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  A collaboration between a Newbery medalist and Caldecott Honor and Newbery Honor winner, this picture book is a dreamy bedtime read. As two people get ready for the moon to arrive, the animals around them are also preparing for bed. A hen gathers her chicks close and safe in their pen. The ducks head to the shore.4/5(5). Newbery medalist Patricia MacLachlan and Caldecott Honor and Newbery Honor winner Tomie dePaola have joined forces to create a stunning and lyrical new bedtime picture book that's sure to become an instant classic. The moon's almost here. Robin sings in her nest. Babies fly back to her, ready to rest. The moon’s almost here. Robin sings in her nest. Babies fly back to her, ready to rest. The moon’s almost here. There’s no time to play. Mama sheep hurries; Sun’s going away. Nighttime is approaching as each animal readies itself for bed in this lyrical picture book text by Patricia MacLachlan.   The moon’s almost here. Robin sings in her nest. Babies fly back to her, ready to rest. The moon’s almost here. There’s no time to play. Mama sheep hurries; Sun’s going away. Nighttime is approaching as each animal readies itself for bed in this lyrical picture book text by Patricia MacLachlan.

Get this from a library! The moon's almost here. [Patricia MacLachlan; Tomie DePaola] -- Illustrations and rhyming text follow an assortment of creatures as they make their way to a nest, the shore, or a porch while the day comes to an end and the moon begins to rise. A parent-child pair observes the coming of night and the reactions of various (mostly domesticated) animals and their offspring. MacLachlan uses a simple four-line rhyme scheme and intensifies the lulling quality of her text by starting the first six stanzas with the title sentence: “The moon’s almost here.”. The Moon's Almost Here by Patricia MacLachlan and Tomie dePaola. 14 Total Resources View Text Complexity Discover Like Books Created by Horn Book View on Horn Book Share. Children’s Literature Legacy Award Speech given by Tomie dePaola Created by Association for Library Service to Children - ALSC. It’s nearly time for the moon to rise, and all of nature knows what that means. “The moon’s almost here./ Mama duck drifts to shore,” writes Newbery Medalist MacLachlan in lullaby-like verse.

Three short years later Alice follows with a realistic, maybe too real, new novel, The Almost Moon, that promises to ease its way up the bestseller list in a short time. In what seems to be Ms. Sebold’s tradition, The Almost Moon is a dark tale, not a cozy quick read. This story voices some of the worst emotions and fears one coul/5(K). Book reviews. The Moon's Almost Here Patricia MacLachlan, Tomie dePaola Review by Deborah Hopkinson. J It’s a rare and happy occurrence when two legends in children’s literature combine their creative talents. The Moon's Almost Here: With Audio Recording - Ebook written by Patricia MacLachlan. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Moon's Almost Here: With Audio Recording. Newbery medalist Patricia MacLachlan and Caldecott Honor and Newbery Honor winner Tomie dePaola have joined forces to create a stunning and lyrical new bedtime picture book that's sure to become an instant classic. The moon's almost here. Robin sings in her nest. Babies fly back to her, ready to rest. The moon's almost here. There's no time to.