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Pittipat's Saucer of Moon

Geraldine Mccaughrean, Maria Nilsson

8 Reviews

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For National Curriculum Early Years, Interest age: from c 3 years, Fiction, Picture books

Follow your dreams in this magical rhyming story by award-winning author Geraldine McCaughrean.

Pittipat knows that the moon is a saucer of cream and his brothers and sisters mean to drink it all up. So the brave little cat sets off to find them, sailing over giant waves and climbing the starry sky until he is face-to-face with the big dark night!

A rhyming story full of magic, imagination and adventure that is a joy to read aloud.

'Geraldine McCaughrean knocks the socks off every other children's writer today.' Anne Fine

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Praise for Pittipat's Saucer of Moon

  • Geraldine McCaughrean knocks the socks off every other children's writer today. - Anne Fine

  • McCaughrean is a magical writer - she delights in rhythm and rhyme and creates delightful tales for even the youngest of children. - Manchester Evening News

  • Evoking a Maurice Sendak-like dreamscape this night-time rhyme is packed with clever language and definitely deserves to be read aloud... lovely and magical. - Books for Keeps

  • Highly recommended for Geraldine McCaughrean's lilting prose and Maria Nilsson's dreamy pictures. - The Times

  • Beautiful - Bookbag

  • Cleverly worded by Geraldine McCaughrean and cleverly illustrated in line, shapes and colour by Maria Nilsson. - School Librarian

  • Attractive, swirling lines and delicious gold and blue-green colours add to the pleasure for younger readers. - Carousel

  • Geraldine McCaughrean knocks the socks off every other children's writer today. - Anne Fine

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Geraldine Mccaughrean

Geraldine McCaughrean has written over 140 books and plays for both adults and children, including Peter Pan in Scarlet, the official sequel to J M Barrie's Peter Pan, which was one of the most talked about and successful children's titles of 2006. Geraldine McCaughrean has won the Carnegie Medal, the Whitbread Children's Book Award (three times), the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, the Smarties Bronze Award (four times), the Blue Peter Book of the Year award and the Blue Peter Special Book to Keep Forever award. Geraldine is the first author to have been short listed, by librarians, for the Carnegie Medal six times, on at least one occasion in each of the past four decades, thus once again recognising the quality of her writing over the years.

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