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Mother, What Is the Moon?
 
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David Griswold
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Mother, What is the Moon? is a poetic bedtime story that follows a mother and son on their journey to understand why the moon changes in the sky. On the surface, the story's metaphors are written to inspire beautiful artwork, while underneath, they carry a host of deeper meanings, hinting at the changing relationship of mother and child over time, and at our connections to ...more
Hardcover, 42 pages
Published May 1st 2014 by Orange House Publishing
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Heather
Oct 24, 2015 Heather rated it it was amazing
Mother, What is the Moon? by David Griswold is a sweet story with beautiful illustrations. Short but sweet, the book likens the moon to things like a ball of snow and a white stone in a streambed, among other things. Each comparison, and each accompanying illustration, is a metaphor for an actual fact about the moon. I’d dare call it a cleverly disguised educational bit — very slightly, as I don’t know that it’s something everyone will see in the book. Still, I think it could be used as a ...more
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