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Long Night Moon

Long Night Moon

by Cynthia Rylant Illustrated by Mark Siegel

Have you ever stopped to consider what might be revealed in one spot over one year by twelve unique and exquisite full moons?

Inspired by the Native American custom of naming full moons, the Newbery Medalist joins an up-and-coming artist and invites readers to reflect on 12 wonderful full moons and the unique nights upon which each sheds its beautiful light. Full color.

5, 6, 7
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
Book Type
Read-Aloud Book
Number of Pages
Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Fables

About the Author and Illustrator

Contributor Image Alt Tag Cynthia Rylant Award-winning children's author Cynthia Rylant didn't discover great writing until college. Soon after, she was inspired to write her own beautiful story, When I Was Young in the Mountains.
Mark Siegel

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