The Moon Coin

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Gibbering Gnome Press, A Division of Ingenious Inventions Run Amok, Ink, Jun 20, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 304 pages
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Tales, unlike stories, never lie. You see, a tale is an account of things in their due order, often divulged secretly, or as gossip. Would you like to hear one? --Lord Autumn Uncle Ebb was so good at telling his tales of the Moon Realm that sometimes it sounded like he'd been there himself.As children, Lily and Jasper listened raptly to his bedtime tales of a place where nine moons swirled around one another, each inhabited by strange and wondrous beings: magical lunamancers; undersea merfolk; wise birds; winged dragons; and Lily's favorite, the heroic, leonine Rinn.There was only one rule: don't tell a soul.Now, years later, Uncle Ebb is missing. Lily has learned the secret behind the tales, and soon Jasper will too. But there's one big problem. You see, something terrible has happened in the Moon Realm. . . .Illustrated by Carolyn Arcabascio.2012 Moonbeam Children's Book Awards: Gold Medal Winner

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The illustrations are vibrant and eye-catching. - LibraryThing
And the plot was, to put it succinctly, nebulous. - LibraryThing
The chapter illustrations were delightful. - LibraryThing

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I would like to rate this a 4.8 stars. Yes, it is an amazing book, but now I am hooked and at the end of this book the story continues. I appreciate the opportunity to read the first two chapters of ... Read full review

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I received this through the LibraryThing member giveaway and have to admit I have not finished it yet and may amend my review when I do. So far, the writing is fantastic although the books seems a bit ... Read full review

About the author (2012)

Richard Due (pronounced “Dewey”) first imagined the Moon Realm while telling bedtime tales to his children. He makes his home in Southern Maryland, where he and his wife have owned and operated Second Looks Books since 1991. The Moon Coin is the first novel in the Moon Realm series.

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