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The Man in the Moon (Guardians of Childhood) - Community Reviews back

by William Joyce
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I Live in Many Worlds
I Live in Many Worlds rated it 2 years ago
Wow... it's been a while, hasn't it? It's been a long time since I sat down to read and review a book. Last year was a BIG year for me. I move across the country with my partner and puppo and it's been challenging to settle into a new way of life. Still, I am glad to be back and, hopefully, I will b...
Degrees of Affection
Degrees of Affection rated it 9 years ago
Does this not rather speak for itself?*5 Stars*Scorecard: (Out of 10)* Quality of Writing - 10* Pace - 9* Plot development - 9* Characters - 9* Enjoyability - 10* Insightfulness - 10* Ease of Reading - 10* Photos/Illustrations - 10 (wish it could be higher!)Final Score: 77/80 = 96%*The Gush*As state...
A Sea of Stars
A Sea of Stars rated it 9 years ago
Cute, cute, cute. A lovely bedtime story for childlings. Joyce's world he's created is imaginative and fun to read about, child or not. He creates some wonderful characters that feel alive with the use of beautiful illustrations and some deft writing.Wonderful backstory on the "Man in the Moon" and ...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 9 years ago
Alluring Reads
Alluring Reads rated it 9 years ago
The Man in the Moon is the first book in The Guardians of Childhood series and tells a beautiful story that is sad at times and incredibly beautiful in its entirety. I always find Joyce's books to have the most stunning imagery and I love the out of this world tone of the illustrations in this one. ...
Kaethe rated it 10 years ago
Fun fact: I started two books last night, this and The Lathe of Heaven. And although I don't normally read blurbs on dust jackets, in these case I did. And both of these books are blurbed by Michael Chabon, whom I adore. And I had just finished reading a blog post about the wedding of Neil Gaiman an...
Peace, Love & Books
Peace, Love & Books rated it 10 years ago
Knowing how long William Joyce worked on this book makes me want to like it more than I do, but it just doesn't overwhelm me. It's handsomely designed and some of the illustrations are stunning but the story leaves me unimpressed.
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