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Lullaby Moon, Written by Elaine Masters, Illustrated by Tammy Yee
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Written by Elaine Masters, Illustrated by Tammy Yee A dreamy adventure about Koa, a little Hawaiian boy who would rather play outside than fall asleep. Koa soon finds himself befriended by an owl, or Pueo, who takes him on a magical exploration of the island's wildlife. Under the watchful gaze of Lullaby Moon, Koa learns how bats, bees and green sea turtles spend their night. With boldly illustrated lift-a-flaps and a musical CD by Malia Elliot, of the popular performing and songwriting duo, Leon & Malia.   Awards: 2003 Ka Palapala Po'okela Award for Excellence in Children's Books
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Written by Elaine Masters,

Illustrated by Tammy Yee

A dreamy adventure about Koa, a little Hawaiian boy who would rather play outside than fall asleep. Koa soon finds himself befriended by an owl, or Pueo, who takes him on a magical exploration of the island's wildlife. Under the watchful gaze of Lullaby Moon, Koa learns how bats, bees and green sea turtles spend their night. With boldly illustrated lift-a-flaps and a musical CD by Malia Elliot, of the popular performing and songwriting duo, Leon & Malia.

 

Awards:

2003 Ka Palapala Po'okela Award for Excellence in Children's Books

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What intrigued me about "Lullaby Moon" was Elaine's artful blending of a whimsical bedtime story with informative facts about Hawaiian wildlife, in a lift-a-flap format. It was a challenging project— one that I am sure will delight sleepy keiki everywhere.

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Published Reviews

Mar.30.2009

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Mar.30.2009

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