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The Squirrel and the Moon

To the moon and back!

A tiny squirrel resolves to travel to the moon seeks his mother's approval, and sets out on his adventure. His mother requests that he return the moonbeam. The little squirrel runs far and wide across the woods until he reaches the largest pine tree. He gets to the top of the tree, but does he venture to the moon?

We picked this book for its cover. The plot revolves around a young squirrel's desire to reach the moon (literally!). Though he does not realize his goal, he strives and is still loved and appreciated by his family. For very young children, the narrative telling is complicated. The colorful artwork beautifully depicts a night in the woods and enriches the storyline.

The Squirrel and the Moon by Jacob Haffner is a story of a baby squirrel's determination and his mother's unwavering love, brilliantly depicted by Clarissa Janeen's colorful illustrations.

Originally published: 2023

Author: Jacob Haffner

Illustrations: Clarissa Janeen

Rating basis (of 5.0): Story (4.0), Characters (4.0), Writing Style (3.0), Illustrations (5.0), Cover (4.5) & Ease (3.0)

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