Over the Moon
Over the Moon
An Adoption Tale
Square Fish, Paperback, 9780805067071, 32pp.
Publication Date: July 2001
An affirming story about international adoption, based on the author's own experience with her daughter.
A magical, reassuring story of one adoptive family's beginnings, told in words and pictures that are just right for the youngest child.
Karen Katz has written and illustrated more than fifty picture books and novelty books including the bestselling "Where Is Baby's Belly Button?" After graduating from the Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia, she attended the Yale Graduate School of Art and Architecture where she became interested in folk art, Indian miniatures, Shaker art, and Mexican art. Her book, "Counting Kisses", was named one of the 100 Greatest Books for Kids by "Scholastic Parent & Child" and was a Children's Book-of-the-Month Club Main Selection. Karen, her husband Gary Richards, and their daughter Lena divide their time between New York City and Saugerties, New York. Learn more about Karen Katz at KarenKatz.com.
"Both text and pictures are suffused with anticipation and joyful welcome at the baby's arrival." --Kirkus Reviews, pointer
"An ebullient tribute for families whose members may have come from a faraway place." --Publishers Weekly
"Katz's exuberance is contagious, bursting forth to make this as sunny as a warm summer day." --Booklist