The Moon Jumpers by Janice May UdryThe Moon Jumpers by Janice May Udry

The Moon Jumpers

byJanice May UdryIllustratorMaurice Sendak

Hardcover | February 19, 2013

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Four years before Where the Wild Things Are won the Caldecott Medal, Maurice Sendak produced some of his most spectacular artwork for The Moon Jumpers. Printing technology has greatly improved since this enchanting picture book was first released more than fifty years ago, and now, with new color separations, the reproduction of Maurice Sendak's artwork comes closer to his stunning originals than ever before. Sendak's wondrous starry skies and Janice May Udry's evocative text immediately transport us back to cool, moonlit nights and fill us with the universal warmth of childhood. The Moon Jumpers' timeless beauty and inspiration earned it a Caldecott Honor in 1960 and will surely gather a new generation of fans.

Mrs. Udry's first book,A Tree Is Nice, illustrated by Marc Simont, won the 1957 Caldecott Award for the most distinguished American picture book. Mrs. Udry is also the author ofGlenda,Let's Be Enemies(also illustrated by Maurice Sendak),Mary Ann's Mud Day,The Mean Mouse and Other Mean Stories, andThump and Plunk.
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Title:The Moon JumpersFormat:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 10 × 7.25 × 0.41 inPublished:February 19, 2013Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0060284609

ISBN - 13:9780060284602

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 6

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