Luna loves library day

Summary:

Luna loves visiting the library with her dad. This book tells of all the things Luna discovers in the library and all the fun she has there.

Comment:

This book depicts the strong relationship between father and daughter, while not succumbing to gender stereotypes, and presenting a diverse family. It broadens the ideas of what is associated with genders, and indeed with adults as opposed to children, as Luna is shown as loving bugs while her Dad is scared of them. Their time at the library is used to explore the natural world and the imaginary world. Real world anxieties are also explored in the form of a story within the story, about a mermaid and troll who didn’t get on and separated but who loved their mermaid daughter very much.

Edited by: Centre for Children’s Literature and Culture Studies (Ireland)

Author(s): Coelho, Joseph

Illustrator(s): Lumbers, Fiona

Publisher: Anderson Press

City: London

Year: 2017

Pages: 32

ISBN: 9781783445950

Age Range: 3 - 5

Language: EN

Original Language: EN

Keywords: Families, Parentality, Positive role model, Relationships


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