This Book Contains Moose grammar, spelling and usage. All
of which has been known to scrumble up the human brain.
The Little Moose Who Couldn't Sleep
Not only does the author give us fair warning about Moose
grammar, he also includes a glossary of Moose words. Whew!
Maynard Moose lives in Northern Piney Woods. He's a storyteller
during the full moon, but when the moon is not full he's sharing
stories with Little Moose, his favorite cousin.
He begins with a Mother Moose rhyme
I kid you not
Moose, Mother Moose, Where have you been? I been to the
kitchen and then back again.
Mother Moose, Mother Moose, what did you there? I make the
whole universe out of thin air. My mommy used to say "Is
one thing to make a universe out of Thick air. But to make
a universe out of Thin air, you got to stir and stir and
stir." So the whole universe come from the kitchen
of Mother Moose. That's True!"
Maynard tells his little cousin about the moose who couldn't
go to sleep.
Little Moose is a girl, and when she goes to bed, she can't
stop thinking. When everyone else wakes up, she's still sleepy.
Her momma tries to help her. Her teacher and principal are
concerned too. But she just can't go to sleep. And then she
gets a visitor in the middle of the night
This is my introduction Maynard Moose. I figured with a name
like that he has to be an extraordinary character - and he
. The Little Moose Who Couldn't Go to Sleep
gives parents and young readers a fairy tale of sorts. The
Moose Grammar makes it fun to read, especially aloud. The
bold, original illustrations show imagination when it comes
to Little Moose's dreams. The colors even match the story.
I know the illustrations are meant to entertain the young
audience, but as I looked them over I thought they were beautifully
This title comes in hardcover. I read the electronic advance
reader copy on the PC, which really shows off the illustrations
by James Stimson. I also read it on my Sony reader, which
gave me black and white pictures in a smaller format. If you're
going to read this in electronic format, I recommend a computer