The Silver Moon

The Silver Moon : Lullabies and Cradle Songs

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This lavishly illustrated collection of twenty lullabies and cradle songs by the nationally bestselling poet Jack Prelutsky is a perfect gift for the new baby in the family.

Jack Prelutsky, a recording artist and the first children's poet laureate, has been publishing bestselling poetry collections and picture books for more than thirty years. The Silver Moon is a collection of twenty original lullabies and cradle songs perfect for reading (or singing) at bedtime or naptime. Jui Ishida's lush and spectacular illustrations accompany lullabies about the animal kingdom, about the moon and stars, and about loved ones closer to home. Jack Prelutsky has included the music for four of the lullabies on the last pages of the book; the remaining music can be downloaded at the author's website.
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Product details

  • 6-8
  • Hardback | 48 pages
  • 236.22 x 269.24 x 15.24mm | 408.23g
  • HarperCollins
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0062014676
  • 9780062014672
  • 1,760,029

Back cover copy

The beautiful stars
Twinkle high in the skies,
And my little baby
Is closing her eyes.

These twenty gentle lullabies by beloved poet Jack Prelutsky, illustrated with jewel-like colors by painter Jui Ishida, will hasten small children to sleep and inspire readers of all ages to dream dreams of wonder and infinite delight.

Features music composed by Jack Prelutsky for four of the lullabies--additional sheet music can be found at www.jackprelutsky.com.
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Review quote

Warm, whimsical . . . A collection that families of all kinds can settle down with. --Publishers Weekly (starred review)"
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47 ratings
3.8 out of 5 stars
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4 55% (26)
3 28% (13)
2 0% (0)
1 2% (1)
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