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The Moon Shines Down

2 Ratings: 3.0
A book by Margaret Wise Brown

The Moon Shines Down by Margaret Wise Brown Illustrated by Linda Bleck   Forgotten for decades in a dusty, tucked-away trunk, The Moon Shines Down brings to life once more the unmistakable voice of Margaret Wise Brown. This soon-to-be classic … see full wiki

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Author: Margaret Wise Brown
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
3 reviews about The Moon Shines Down
review by . July 24, 2009
Much like the beloved Goodnight Moon, the lyrical nature of Margaret Wise Brown's long lost manuscript had a soothing effect on my dreamland bound four year old.       Although some of the poetry seemed a bit forced, the book effectively transports the reader around the world in beautiful illustrations that depict the diversity of world cultures with an appealing warmth. Much like Goodnight Moon's ubiquitous mouse, a koala bear serves as a sort of tour guide from one scene to …
review by . December 04, 2008
Much like the beloved Goodnight Moon, the lyrical nature of Margaret Wise Brown's long lost manuscript had a soothing effect on my dreamland bound four year old.     Although some of the poetry seemed a bit forced, the book effectively transports the reader around the world in beautiful illustrations that depict the diversity of world cultures with an appealing warmth. Much like Goodnight Moon's ubiquitous mouse, a koala bear serves as a sort of tour guide from one scene to the …
review by . December 02, 2008
Developed from a manuscript lost for decades, the story behind the story of this book is almost better than the book itself. Margaret Wise Brown, author of such beloved children's classics as Goodnight Moon and Runaway Bunny, left behind this manuscript (and others) in a cedar trunk. Now 56 years after her death, The Moon Shines Down was finished by children's book publisher Laura Minchew.    Though there are rough patches in some of the verses, children are unlikely to notice …
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