Many Moons (Paperback)

By James Thurber, Louis Slobodkin (Illustrator)

HMH Books for Young Readers, 9780152018955, 48pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 1998

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (9/1/1990)
Hardcover, Japanese (2/1/1994)
Paperback, Chinese (3/1/2008)
Hardcover (8/1/2003)

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A wise tale of a little princess who wanted the moon and got it. “Grown-ups themselves will find the book hilariously funny. . . . The lovely, squiggly illustrations in color are exactly right.”--The New Yorker

About the Author

James Thurber (1894-1961), one of America's most renowned humorists, was a staff writer and regular contributor to the New Yorker, where his short stories, essays, and cartoons were published for over 30 years. He wrote several books for children.

Praise For Many Moons

[Simont's] buoyant watercolors, full of poignancy and subtle merriment, more than do justice to Thurber's beloved tale.-Publishers Weekly