A fun and relatable story about a little boy’s fear of the unknown.

Description

Moar has always loved autumn—playing outside with his friends, feeling the weather get colder—but there is one thing about autumn that really worries Moar. The moon. The days become shorter and the moon, with its creepy face and eerie smile, seems to be looking down on him before he can even get home from school! So, one day, Moar is determined to get home before the moon appears in the sky. But there are so many fun things to do on the way home, he may just run out of time!

Reviews

"A seasonal tale that will calm and comfort."—Kirkus Reviews

 

"Roselynn Akulukjuk...again takes us into Nunavut, not for a legend but instead for a quintessential experience for children"— CanLit for Little Canadians 

 

"Young children will find it easy to relate to little Moar’s experiences of being scared of the unknown, such as the moon. Highly Recommended."—CM Magazine

 

"Misty watercolors juxtapose warm and cool tones to showcase the beauty of the Canadian Arctic in this tale of a little boy trying to outrun the moon. Little Moar is convinced that the moon, with its half-smile smirking down at him, is sinister, and he is determined to get home before it rises. With autumn upon them, the days are shorter, and Moar hurries through games with his friends and helping his cousin with chores before rushing into his mother’s arms, safe and sound."—Foreword Reviews