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Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me
Book and CD
Table of Contents
About The Book
In this beloved picture book from Eric Carle that includes a CD with audio narration by Stanley Tucci, Monica wants to play with the moon, but she can’t quite seem to reach it. The story literally unfolds as the pages extend both outward and upward, and readers will empathize with Monica’s longing for the moon as well as be reassured by her father’s willingness to try to make her dream come true. Children and adults alike will enjoy this beloved tale about a father’s love!
About The Illustrator
Eric Carle (1929–2021) was acclaimed and beloved as the creator of brilliantly illustrated and innovatively designed picture books for very young children, including Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me; Have You Seen My Cat?; and TheTiny Seed. His best-known work, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, has been translated into seventy languages and sold over fifty-five million copies. Carle illustrated more than seventy books, many bestsellers, most of which he also wrote, and more than 170 million copies of his books have sold around the world. In 2003, Carle received the Children’s Literature Legacy Award for lifetime achievement in children's literature. In 2002, Eric and his wife, Barbara, cofounded The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art (CarleMuseum.org) in Amherst, Massachusetts, a 40,000-square-foot space dedicated to the celebration of picture books and picture book illustrations from around the world, underscoring the cultural, historical, and artistic significance of picture books and their art form. Eric Carle passed away in May 2021 at the age of ninety-one. His work remains an important influence on artists and illustrators at work today. Find out more at Eric-Carle.com.
About The Reader
Italian American actor Stanley Tucci was born in New York in 1960. He has directed five films and appeared over seventy films, including The Devil Wears Prada, Easy A, The Terminal, and Road to Perdition, as well as more than a dozen plays, on and off Broadway. He starred in Julie & Julia, opposite Meryl Streep, and The Lovely Bones, for which he earned his first Academy Award nomination, for Best Supporting Actor. He is the winner of two Golden Globes and two Emmys. Tucci’s foodie TV show, Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy, recently aired on CBS and is nominated for an Emmy.
- Publisher: Little Simon (March 3, 2015)
- Length: 32 pages
- ISBN13: 9781481416450
- Grades: K - 3
- Ages: 4 - 8
- Lexile ® AD450L The Lexile reading levels have been certified by the Lexile developer, MetaMetrics®
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