Beautifully illustrated with a subtle, evocative palette Kissed by the Moon is a lullaby of sorts, wishing an active, imaginative and thoughtful life for the new baby. It encourages us to be out in nature and to treat our fellow creatures well.
Kissed by the Moon is bound to become an Australian classic. It is shortlisted for CBCA Early Childhood Book of the Year Award, with the winners to be announced on August 15. I hope it wins- although I haven't read all the other books shortlisted yet, so may still develop a new favourite, but I don't think so.