The boy who climbed into the moon by David Almond

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Published by Candlewick Press in Somerville, MA .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction,
  • Moon -- Fiction,
  • England -- Fiction

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Helped by a very long ladder, some unusual acquaintances, two rather worried parents, and a great deal of community spirit, a young English boy makes an astonishing discovery when he embarks on a mission to prove that the moon is nothing but a big hole in the sky.

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Book details

StatementDavid Almond ; illustrated by Polly Dunbar.
GenreFiction
ContributionsDunbar, Polly, ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.A448 Bo 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23192094M
ISBN 109780763642174
LC Control Number2009011158
OCLC/WorldCa317383431

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Characters' experience of loss, longing and persistent sadness are countered by a truly extraordinary journey and, more importantly, by the gradual formation of a community that helps make Paul's journey possible and provides a safe, comforting place to belong upon his return/5(6).

THE BOY WHO CLIMBED INTO THE MOON is a fast-paced, zany, and nonsensical fable of a boy who dreamed a dream. Young readers and literal thinkers may have trouble rolling with the arbitrary plot and dialogue, but those who can tolerate and enjoy unrealistic adventures will find this story delightful.4/5.

The Boy Who Climbed into the Moon (1 reviews with an average rating of 5 out of 5) Author: David Almond Illustrator: Polly Dunbar. Polly is the daughter of the distinguished author Joyce Dunbar who she collaborated with on the picture book Shoe Baby.

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In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. "The Boy and the Moon" by James Christopher Carroll is a wonderfully dreamy book about a boy who, along with his animal friends, "howled at the moon, they howled at life, and they howled with all things in the night." But when the moon gets stuck in a tree, it's up to the boy to save her.

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White. The story follows a boy who longs for something, but he doesn't know exactly what. Dunbar's illustrations bring his journey to life, as we follow from the basement of an apartment all the way to the moon and back again. Get this from a library. The boy who climbed into the moon. [David Almond; Polly Dunbar] -- Helped by a very long ladder, some unusual acquaintances, two rather worried parents, and a great deal of community spirit, a young English boy makes an astonishing discovery when he embarks on a.

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Roald Dahl meets Antoine de Saint-Exupéry in this delightfully improbable tale in which a previously unimaginative English boy named Paul surprises himself by declaring that the moon's just a hole in the sky. Paul, who gets more inventive by the day, meets a cast of eccentric characters who eventually help him stretch a ladder to the moon from the roof of his story.

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By David Almond, adapted by Daniel Jamieson. Year Olds; and to climb into the moon. For some reason, he had this theory that the moon is not the moon but is a big hole in the sky. To prove that the theory was true, he needed the help of his parents and his new friends.

It was a lovely book to. Now I’ve read another, The Boy Who Climbed Into The Moon. Like My Dad’s A Birdman, it’s the kind of book that can be read by a 7 year-old but still enjoyed by a 12 year-old, or even, for that matter, an adult.

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Paul believes that the moon is not the moon, but is a great hole in the sky. There are some strange ideas floating around in Paul’s apartment building. There’s Mabel, who now calls herself Molly and whose brother hides under a paper bag.

Then there’s Clarence, the poodle who thinks he can fly. But the strangest idea of all is. Event Date Saturday 24th March Venue Portreath Millennium Hall.

Start 3pm. Book Tickets (external link) Some pretty odd ideas are floating around Paul’s street. There’s Mabel, whose brother hides under a brown paper bag. And Clarence the poodle who thinks he can fly.

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Paul believes that the moon is not the moon, but is a great hole in the sky. It's one of many strange ideas that he's never told anyone (at school he was told that he had no ideas at all), until he meets Molly, his irrepressible neighbour, who begins to convince him that his theory might just change the world.

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There’s Mabel, whose brother hides under a brown paper bag. And Clarence the poodle who thinks he. As he did in The Boy Who Climbed to the Moon, Almond strikes a lighter, more whimsical note in the story of orphan Stanley Potts. After Stanley’s guardian, Uncle Ernie, is fired from his job.

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One day, Paul decides to have a day off school; he blames a tummy ache and headache, but really his parents and he know that Paul just cannot.When Paul, the boy from the basement, ascends to floor 29 in the tower block where he lives, the friends he encounters there encourage and enable him to climb a ladder into the moon.

A surreal story in which Paul discovers that ‘sausages are better than war’.

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