I WANT TO SEE THE MOON by Louis Baum

I WANT TO SEE THE MOON

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KIRKUS REVIEW

When toddler Toby wakes in the night, all he wants is to see the moon. Still, he's patiently agreeable while Dad plies him with other activities: a trip to the bathroom, a new diaper, a book by the fire, warm milk--at which point Toby finally asserts himself and says, ""I don't want [one],"" and Dad takes him outdoors to see a grand full moon. The warm relationship between father and child; the series of cozily familiar activities; Toby's polite persistence; and the special, shared nighttime experience are all beautifully extended in Daly's soft, cheerful, realistic pencil and watercolor illustrations. A few minor details in the illustrations reveal the story's British origins. Just right for the youngest, in lap or group.

Pub Date: Jan. 1st, 1990
Page count: 28pp
Publisher: Overlook--dist. by Viking