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Dot to Dot in the Sky: Stories of the Moon

by Joan Marie Galat, illustrated by Lorna Bennett

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list price: $16.95
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ISBN:9781552856109
publisher: Whitecap Books
imprint: Walrus
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Throughout history, the Earth's closest celestial neighbor has inspired and intrigued. People around the world have looked up in awe at the Moon and told stories to explain its mysteries. They imagined that the Moon represented people or animals and believed it to be the cause of strange behavior. Dot to Dot in the Sky: Stories of the Moon is a collection of stories from many different cultures about this intriguing orb. Richly illustrated, with fascinating legends from Greece, Korea, England, China, West Africa and Canada, it also includes facts about the moon and astronomy.

About the Authors

Joan Marie Galat

JOAN MARIE GALAT is the Alberta-based author of ten books, including the bestselling and award winning Dot to Dot in the Sky series. With a background in biological sciences and ecology, Joan often writes on topics relating to natural history. Joan edits a magazine and takes on freelance work that has included CBC Radio features, multimedia content, web writing, speech writing, exhibit text, consulting, educational projects, and much more.
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Lorna Bennett

JOAN MARIE GALAT is the Alberta-based author of ten books, including the bestselling and award winning Dot to Dot in the Sky series. With a background in biological sciences and ecology, Joan often writes on topics relating to natural history. Joan edits a magazine and takes on freelance work that has included CBC Radio features, multimedia content, web writing, speech writing, exhibit text, consulting, educational projects, and much more.
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Contributor Notes

Joan Marie Galat
is an award-winning author of books for children and adults, and a freelance writer and editor. She combines astronomy with ancient mythology in the Dot to Dot in the Sky series and enjoys sharing her love of the night sky with school audiences.

Lorna Bennett
attended the Fine Arts/Arts programs at Grant MacEwan College and The University of Alberta. After working full time as a designer/illustrator for many years, Lorna became a full-time freelance illustrator in 1998 and began to illustrate trade picture books, greeting cards, novel covers, as well as nonfiction, technical illustration, other language books and cookbooks. Lorna has worked as a writer and as an animator in traditional and digital animation with an Edmonton multimedia group; projects include work for the National Film Board and Royal Provincial Museum's Wild Alberta permanent exhibit multimedia. Lorna has held solo exhibitions of original oil paintings at the Art Gallery of Alberta (formerly the Edmonton Art Gallery), the Royal Alberta Museum, and major libraries in Edmonton and Calgary.

Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
7 to 11
Grade:
2 to 6

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