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Papa, please get the moon for me  Cover Image Book Book

Papa, please get the moon for me / Eric Carle.

Carle, Eric, (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 088708026X
  • ISBN: 9780887080265
  • Physical Description: 40 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division, [1986]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
A father will move heaven and earth to delight his daughter in this beloved tale from children’s book legend Eric Carle.Monica wants to play with the moon, but she can’t quite seem to reach it. This story literally unfolds as the pages extend both outward and upward, and readers will empathize with Monica’s longing for the moon as well as be reassured by her father’s willingness to try to make her dream come true.
Target Audience Note:
5-8 years
AD450L Lexile
Decoding demand: 72 (high) Semantic demand: 50 (medium) Syntactic demand: 79 (high) Structure demand: 61 (high) Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader 2.2
Accelerated Reader AR LG 2.2 0.5 1966.
Subject: Toy and movable books > Specimens.
Moon > Juvenile fiction.
Moon > Juvenile fiction.
Moon > Fiction.
Genre: Toy and movable books.
Juvenile works.
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Available copies

  • 23 of 24 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at De Soto.


  • 0 current holds with 24 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
De Soto Public Library E Carle (Text) 33858000086173 Easy Available -

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