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Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me



Last updated Thursday, April 17, 2014

Author: Eric Carle
Illustrator: Eric Carle
Date of Publication: 1986
ISBN: 088708026X
Grade Level: Kindergarten    (GLCs: Click here for grade level guidelines.)
Date(s) Used: May 2003

Synopsis: Monica wants the moon to play with, so her Papa sets out to get it for her. It isn't easy to climb all the way up to the moon, but he finally succeeds -- only to find that the moon is too big to carry home!

Discussion topics: To be posted soon ...

Craft ideas:
•  Cut out the moon phases and make a mobile.
•  Make moon man masks.

*Note: These craft ideas are just suggestions. You can use them, but you don’t have to use them. You can expand upon them, or add your own twist. Remember, though, that the focus of your time should not be on the development and execution of a craft; the focus should be on the read-aloud and the enjoyment of the book!