Once Upon a Twice

Once Upon a Twice

Paperback Picture Book

By (author) Denise Doyen, By (author) Barry Moser

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  • Publisher: DRAGONFLY BOOKS
  • Format: Paperback | 32 pages
  • Dimensions: 248mm x 250mm x 4mm | 160g
  • Publication date: 9 September 2013
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0449817946
  • ISBN 13: 9780449817940
  • Illustrations note: Colour Illustrations
  • Sales rank: 2,539

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A cautionary tale for mice reminiscent of Lewis Carroll's 'Jabberwocky'. What will happen to the brave mouse Jam when he breaks the rules and goes for a moonlit adventure against the advice of the elder mice?

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DENISE DOYEN studied creative writing, poetry, and design at Stanford University. She earned a master's in film direction from the American Film Institute and has directed children's television for Disney. A writer at heart, she went back to school to concentrate on writing for children. BARRY MOSER is an acclaimed illustrator who has won a National Book Award for"Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, " a Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for"Appalachia: The Voices of Sleeping Birds, " a Parents magazine "Best of the Year" for "My Dog Rosie, "and an ALA Notable for "Whistling Dixie." "The New York Times"named "Jump Again! More Adventures of Brer Rabbit" one of the "Ten Best Illustrated Children's Books," and "Redbook" named it a "Best Book for Children." His works can be found in special collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the National Gallery of Art, the British Museum, and the Library of Congress. Barry lives in Massachusetts.

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Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews, July 15, 2009: "Undeniably arrayed in a gorgeous brocade, woven of fresh, inventive wordplay and masterful illustrations." Starred Review, School Library Journal, August 2009: "This wonderful book is a marvelous read-aloud that children will want to hear again and again." Review, Booklist, July 1, 2009: "This handsome book offers a terrific opportunity for a capable narrator to deliver a captivating read-aloud." Syndicated Review, The New & Observer (Raleigh, NC), August 24, 2009: "'Once Upon a Twice' is one of those amazing books that you and your kids will both love to read aloud for years." Review, Newsday, October 4, 2009: "Excellent for reading aloud, even to the youngest readers, who will just let the poetic words wash over them." Review, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, October 4, 2009: "A treat for the eye and the ear." Review, Chicago Parent, November 2009: "Fun to read aloud."