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  • Published: 4 February 2020
  • ISBN: 9781760893965
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Board Book
  • Pages: 28
  • RRP: $29.99

Kissed by the Moon: Book and Snuggle Blanket Box Set


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A beautiful board book and snuggly blanket gift set of beloved Australian Children’s Laureate Alison Lester’s timeless classic, Kissed by the Moon – the perfect gift for a new baby.

The perfect gift for a new baby. A beautifully produced board book edition of beloved children’s book creator Alison Lester’s classic, Kissed by the Moon, packaged in a quality gift box alongside a super-snuggly blanket with satin trim and a beautiful moon and stars embroidered motif.

This appealing gift set combines the velvety tactile appeal of a blanket for babies to snuggle alongside a board book edition of this classic story to share and treasure.

May you, my baby,
sleep softly at night,
and when dawn lights the world,
may you wake up to birdsong.

Part poem, part lullaby, this gentle story celebrates a baby’s wonder at our beautiful natural world. From much-loved Australian Children’s Laureate, Alison Lester, comes a timeless book and gift set to share and to treasure.

  • Pub date: 4 February 2020
  • ISBN: 9781760893965
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Board Book
  • Pages: 28
  • RRP: $29.99

About the Author

Alison Lester

Alison Lester is one of Australia's most popular and bestselling creators of children's books. Her picture books mix imaginary worlds with everyday life, encouraging children to believe in themselves and celebrate the differences that make them special.

In a career spanning decades, Alison Lester has written many books, and won numerous prestigious awards, including the Children's Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Picture Book of the Year Award for her much-loved classic Are We There Yet? and the CBCA Eve Pownall Book of the Year Award for One Small Island. Her picture books include Kissed by the Moon, Running with the Horses, Sophie Scott Goes South and My Dog Bigsy – to name just a few. Alison Lester became Australia's first Children's Book Laureate in 2012, a position shared with Boori Monty Pryor. In 2016, Alison was awarded the Dromkeen Medal for her outstanding achievement in the creation of Australian children's and young adult literature, and in 2018 she became the first children's book writer to win the Melbourne Prize for Literature, for her contribution to Australian literature and cultural and intellectual life.

Alison lives on a farm in the Victorian countryside. She spends part of each year travelling to schools around Australia, helping students and teachers develop their own stories.

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