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To the Moon!

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50 years after the first moon landing (and even longer since Margaret Wise Brown's iconic "Good Night Moon"), the moons continues to inspire imagination and wonder.
Moon Wishes

Moon Wishes

edition:Hardcover
also available: eBook

Wouldn’t it be wonderful to be the moon?

“I wish I were the moon,” says the speaker in this timeless bedtime story, “so that I could shine on you.” The moon shines to guide a journey home, glistens beautifully on icy snow, and wishes peace and safety for travelers, friends and troubled hearts.

Milan Pavlovic’s dreamy watercolor illustrations complement this sweet story from Patricia and Guy Storms. Children and the adults who read to them will be delighted as moon wishes reach over ice …

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If I Were the Moon

If I Were the Moon

Twentieth - anniversary edition
by Sheree Fitch
illustrated by Leslie Watts
edition:Hardcover

If I were the moon
I'd shine down my light
Right into your bedroom
To warm up the night.

A timeless bedtime book that "beautifully captures that perfect moment when a child is tucked up in bed, spellbound by the voice of an older sibling or an adult sharing a special book" (Books in Canada).

With lyrical text, lit up by soft and gentle illustrations, If I Were the Moon makes its triumphant return to print in a beautiful hardcover just in time for its twentieth anniversary.

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Moon Mission

Moon Mission

The Epic 400-Year Journey to Apollo 11
edition:Hardcover

This riveting narrative told from the astronauts' points of view offers a unique approach to the story behind Apollo 11's successful --- though nearly disastrous --- 1969 moon landing. Readers are brought along on the ride of a lifetime, as they relive every step of the mission, including the nail-biting (and relatively unknown) crucial moments when it came close to failure. From ignition to moon walk to splashdown, the story is structured in eleven exciting episodes. And, setting this book apar …

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50 Things to See on the Moon

50 Things to See on the Moon

A first-time stargazer's guide
edition:Hardcover

Have you always wanted to explore the Moon like Neil Armstrong or the eleven other astronauts who have walked on its surface? You can tour the Moon from your own backyard with a small telescope or binoculars. This book will point you to the Sea of Tranquility (the landing spot for Apollo 11) and many other fascinating features you can spot on the Moon's surface.

Beginning with the New Moon, as each day passes, an additional slice of the Moon becomes visible. With each new slice comes new craters, …

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The Boy and the Blue Moon

The Boy and the Blue Moon

by Sara O'Leary
illustrated by Ashley Crowley
edition:Hardcover

On the night of a blue moon, a boy and his cat set out for a walk and find themselves on a magical adventure. Together they travel through fields of flowers, forests of towering trees, and lakes of deep dark blue. Flying through starry blue skies, they reach the blue moon. But the blue planet, Earth, calls the explorers home. Safely back in bed, the boy wonders—was it only a dream?

- GODWIN BOOKS -

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Once in a Blue Moon

Once in a Blue Moon

edition:Hardcover
also available: eBook

Inspired by the expression “once in a blue moon,” Danielle Daniel has created a book of short poems, each one describing a rare or special experience that turns an ordinary day into a memorable one. She describes the thrill of seeing a double rainbow, the Northern Lights or a shooting star as well as quieter pleasures such as spotting a turtle basking in the sun or a family of ducks waddling across the road.

In simple words and delightful naïve images, Once in a Blue Moon celebrates the magi …

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When the Moon Comes

When the Moon Comes

by Paul Harbridge
illustrated by Matt James
edition:Hardcover

In this atmospheric story, a group of kids play hockey on a frozen lake by moonlight. At once nostalgic and timely, this is a gorgeous book that will speak to readers young and old.

The beaver flood has finally frozen--perfect ice, without a bump or a ripple. For the kids in town, it's Christmas in November. They wait, impatiently, for the right moment.

Finally, it arrives: the full moon.

They huff and puff through logging trails, farms, back roads and tamarack swamps, the powdery snow soaking pa …

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Behind the Moon

Behind the Moon

illustrated by Elsie Archer
edition:Paperback

I wish I could see behind the moon! At the height of the Second World War, two little girls begin to wonder about heaven and how it can be reached. This is the true story of one sister’s imaginative answers to real-world worries, and the foundation of a child’s faith.

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