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A Moon of My Own

A World Travel Book for Kids (Includes an Introduction to World Geography and the Phases of the Moon)

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Overview

Travel the world with the moon in this imaginative picture book, featuring beautiful silhouetted art, STEM/STEAM activities, and moon facts. Perfect for the toddler or young reader in your life, storytime, and preschool and kindergarten classrooms.

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Join an adventurous young girl as she journeys to all seven continents with her friend the moon. The moon is the girl's constant companion as it lights up the Eiffel Tower, Great Wall of China, the Amazon Rainforest, and more. Simple text and striking silhouetted illustrations accompany the story, and encourage young readers to think about geography, science, and the phases of the moon.

Each night you seem a little different from the night before
But I always know its you
No matter how far I go, you're right there with me
I'm really lucky to have a Moon of my own

Backmatter includes:

  • Explore More for Kids: information on all the places the girl visits in the book including a map of the seven continents, and information on the phases of the moon
  • Explore More for Teachers and Parents: facts about the moon, recommended educational resources, and activities for the classroom and at home such as a Moon Phase Journal, a Moon and Sun demonstration with a ball, and moon art

Product Details

  • Paperback
  • Size: 11 in x 9 in
  • Pages: 32

About the Author

Jennifer Rustgi developed a love of children's literature during her years teaching reading as an elementary school teacher and became inspired to write her own stories through her experiences with her young daughter. The idea for A Moon of My Own grew out of her (then 3-year-old) daughter asking, "Mama, why does the Moon always follow me?" Jennifer lives in Austin, Texas, with her husband and daughter.

Ashley White is a graphic artist, illustrator, outdoor-fanatic, peony-gazer, and daydreamer, with an eye for all things fabulous and creative. Her illustrations for A Moon of My Own are inspired by her love of travel and her daughter who wears rain boots every day. When she is not exploring the world, she lives just outside of Austin, Texas, with her husband, daughter, and handsome dog, Tsavo.
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