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The Night the Moon Went Out: A Bloomsbury Reader

Written by Samantha Baines

Illustrated by Lucy Rogers

Part of the Bloomsbury Readers Series

Key Stage 2 Adventure Stories Reading Scheme

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The Bloomsbury Readers series is packed with brilliant books to get children reading independently in Key Stage 2, with book-banded stories by award-winning authors like double Carnegie Medal winner Geraldine McCaughrean and Waterstones Prize winner Patrice Lawrence covering a wide range of genres and topics.

With charming illustrations, ideas for discussion points and online guided reading notes written by the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education (CLPE), this series is ideal for reading both in the classroom and at home.

Find more information on the Bloomsbury Young Readers Scheme.

The Night the Moon Went Out: A Bloomsbury Reader Synopsis

A heart-warming adventure story by award-winning comedian, actress, broadcaster, hearing-aid wearer and author of Harriet Versus the Galaxy, Samantha Baines.

Aneira is a hearing-aid wearer and she is super scared of the dark. When the moon suddenly goes out one night, Aneira is on a mission to turn it back on! With the help of her owl friend, she sets off on a journey to fix the moon and overcome her fear.

This powerful story features beautiful black-and-white illustrations by Lucy Rogers.  

Book Information

ISBN: 9781472993519
Publication date: 19th August 2021
Author: Samantha Baines
Illustrator: Lucy Rogers
Publisher: Bloomsbury Education an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 80 pages
Year Groups: Key Stage 2
Topics: Adventure Stories, Disability / Special Needs, Reading Scheme

About Samantha Baines

Samantha Baines is an award-winning comedian and actress who trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama. Her acting credits include The Crown, Silent Witness, A Royal Night Out and Call the Midwife plus Hank Zipzer and So Awkward on CBBC. As well as writing and performing award-winning stand-up comedy, Samantha is also a broadcaster and journalist and works regularly with BBC Radio stations including BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio LDN and BBC Radio Kent. Her writing credits include The Guardian, Huffington Post, Time Out and Stylist. Samantha lives in Kent.

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