Another gorgeous, imaginative book from Barefoot Books. My kids want to read this magical story over and over. Not to be missed!
Member Reviews: I Took the Moon for a Walk
Pros: Beautifully written and illustrated!
We bought this as a Christmas gift for our younger son when he was just a month old, and over the last two years have read it to both our boys many times. It's always a testament to a book when I'm happy to read it again after so many repetitions, and this one has passed that test. The illustrations are gorgeous, dreamy, and filled with interesting details that make them fun to pore over. Best of all, though, is the writing. So much children's book writing is awkward, bland or contrived feeling, but this is none of those. The lyrical, poetic text is well-suited to being read aloud, and would stand alone as a poem without the support of the illustrations: "We tiptoed through grass...(read more)