Mr. Squirrel and the Moon


Product Details

Northsouth Books
Publish Date
11.2 X 0.4 X 8.6 inches | 0.85 pounds
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About the Author

Sebastian Meschenmoser was born in Frankfurt am Main in 1980. He has been studying Fine Arts in Mainz since 2001.With "Learning how to Fly" he published his first book with Esslinger in 2005. This very special gift book has received a lot of attention in


"This makes a good choice for story hours or one-on-one sharing."-Booklist, Kay Weisman
"Meschenmoser s soft pencil portraits of the squirrel s inner fears teeter right at the sweet spot between anguish and humor. The story s deepest pleasure comes from the contrast between its ever-more-ridiculous scenarios and the artist s solemn, classically proportioned drafting style."-Publishers Weekly"
" As this book proves, squirrels, jail sequences, and edible heavenly bodies make for picture book gold. Delicious."-Fuse #8 Production/School Library Journal, Elizabeth Bird
"As this book proves, squirrels, jail sequences, and edible heavenly bodies make for picture book gold. Delicious...if I had my way every Caldecott would go to Sebastian Meschmenmoser, regardless of citizenship or whether or not he has a book out in a given year."-Fuse #8 Production/School Library Journal, Elizabeth Bird
"Readers of all ages are going to love this deliciously funny picture book. One cannot help sympathizing with Mr. Squirrel, but at the same time it is hard not to laugh at the mess he and his animal friends get into. As the story unfolds the situation gets worse and worse, and funnier and funnier."- Marya Jansen-Gruber, Through the Looking Glass Children's Book Reviews
"A hilarious story accompanied by wonderful illustrations of the poor worried Mr. Squirrel."- Katrina Yurenka, Youth Services Blog
"The beautifully surreal artwork perfectly complements this whimsical, original fairy tale..."- Midwest Book Review