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Playful and thought-provoking by turns, The Little Old Man Who Looked Up at the Moon touches on universal themes and will spark many a conversation between young and old.

The little old man looked up at the moon. 'Does the sky go on forever and ever?' he asked. 'Where do we come from? Where do we go? Why are we here?'
In this touching story, one of Australia's most celebrated author-illustrators takes young readers on a journey that asks some of life's big questions. Playful and thought-provoking by turns, The Little Old Man Who Looked Up at the Moon touches on universal themes and will spark many a conversation between young and old.

Formats & editions

  • Hardback

    9780670075812

    January 25, 2012

    Viking

    32 pages

    RRP $24.95

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Awards and Recognition

  • Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards
    2012
    Shortlisted
    Young Children

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