The Moon Coin

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Gibbering Gnome Press, A Division of Ingenious Inventions Run Amok, Ink, Jun 1, 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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User Review  - Cricket2014 - LibraryThing

Uncle Ebb always told bedtime tales to Jasper and Lily Winter. But now he's disappeared and Lily has picked up a necklace belonging to him. She opens it and spins the dial...... She finds herself on ... Read full review

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User Review  - LongDogMom - LibraryThing

I received this book through LibraryThing Member Givewaway for an honest review and I'm glad I did because it was a wonderful magical adventure! Jasper and Lily didn't realize that their Uncle Ebb's ... 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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