New Read Night Of The Moonjelliesauthor Mark Shasha For Kindle ePUB or eBook – wholesalesweetshop.co.uk

Night Of The Moonjellies On his way to help grandmother and relatives at a seaside hot dog stand, seven year old Mark stops on the beach to pick up a small jellylike substance that he places in a bag of seawater A moonlight ride with Gram on a fishing boat takes them out on the ocean where thousands of moonjellies shimmer, and the boy slips his treasure back among them Based on a childhood experience in New England, Shasha s narrative is full of small details that illuminate the story but don t impede it His rich pastels combined with the text create a strong sense of place and time the warmth of family relationships, the quiet companionship of the boy and his grandmother, the cheerful hard work and hustle bustle of the concession stand, and the magic of the glowing sea His use of light, shadows, and darkness in the luminous full color double page spreads invite readers right into the story School Library Journal Read Night Of The Moonjellies – wholesalesweetshop.co.uk

    10 thoughts on “New Read Night Of The Moonjelliesauthor Mark Shasha For Kindle ePUB or eBook – wholesalesweetshop.co.uk

  1. I think kids would probably like this one much better than I did I found the little boy s day, helping his grandma at their hamburger hotdog joint, to be a bit boring but I probably would have been enthralled as a kid and wished I had some relative in the restaurant business so I could help fill ketchup bottles Still, the ending is quite pretty and even grown up me wishes I could be in a sea of moonjellies Also, the illustrations just didn t really do it for me the one on the cover is probab I think kids would probably like this one much better than I did I found the little boy s day, helping his grandma at their hamburger hotdog joint, to be a bit boring but I probably would have been enthralled as a kid and wi...

  2. This book brought back memories of summers at the beach, although I went to the North Carolina coast instead of New England The restaurant in the story reminds me of the Big Oak Drive In in Salter Path, NC, which has great shrimp burgers.I enjoyed th...

  3. This is a sweet tale about a family who works together to run a busy food stand in New England The busy tourist season pushes everyone to pitch in and help, including a little seven year old boy Despite the exhaustion from a long day at the stand, the little boy and his grandmother take the ti...

  4. On the way to his grandmother s food stand, a boy finds a creature on the beach Arriving at Mar Gra s he shows her his find and then gets busy helping with the day to day running of the business At the end of the day, after cleaning up and locking the doors, the grandmother has arranged to take the boy out on a boat to release the sea jelly I totally enjoyed this little view into the life of a seaside diner and the family who ran it based on the author s childhood.The story of the diner is On the way to his grandmother s food stand, a boy finds a creature on the beach Arriving at Mar Gra s he shows her his find and then gets busy h...

  5. Cutenot quite enough of a narrative.

  6. This book was not so fun I didn t like it very much It sounded like a sad story.Note from Mom The pictures and characters are delightful in this book David is right, however, the story is almost sad you don t get to the moonjelly part until the very end, and then it s not as spectacular as ...

  7. This book is about a family owned hot dog stand by the ocean Mark finds moonjellies and after a long busy day at the stand, he and Gram go out on a boat to let them free This book could be used in the classroom if we were doing a ...

  8. I don t know why, but Lia LOVES this book We ve had it checked out from the library for awhile, and every time she sees it she begs me to read it I m not sure why It s not one I would pick up randomly at the thrift store, but I m going to be looking for it now.

  9. THIS BOOK IS MY FAVORITE SHORT STORY I absolutely love this book I m going to have to say that this book is one of my all time favorites

  10. A nice text to model sensory imagery in memoir