The Moon and Farmer McPhee (HB)

Author(s): Margaret Mahy

Picture Books

First, a heart-warming story - with lots of fun wordplay - about a grumpy farmer whose animals keep him awake at night singing and dancing by the light of the moon. Eventually he is won over by the moon and the animals and learns how to be happy. Classic Margaret Mahy!
Secondly, marvellous illustrations that will delight children and their parents - and that take the story to another level. David Elliot returns to picture book illustration with a gem of a book.

Added to this are beautiful book production values with die cuts and fold-out pages. A must-have gift for every child.


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Winner of the Picture Book Category and New Zealand Post Book of the Year
2011 New Zeland Post Children's Book Awards

Margaret Mahy is a much-awarded international children's writer of great note and David Elliot has illustrated a number of picture books and junior fiction titles in New Zealand and the United States.

General Fields

  • : 9781869794064
  • : Random House New Zealand Ltd
  • : Random House New Zealand Ltd
  • : July 2010
  • : New Zealand
  • : November 2010
  • : May 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Margaret Mahy
  • : Hardback
  • : David Elliot
  • : 823.2
  • : colour illustrations