The Garden Behind the Moon: A Real Story of the Moon Angel
Written and Illustrated by Howard Pyle
Published by Unabridged Dover (2005) republication of the edition published by Charles Scribner’s Sons, New York, 1895
Paperback, 118 pages
A lot of people wonder what’s on the other side of the moon. David—a dreamy young boy—actually finds out. Once there, he meets the Man-in-the-Moon, discovers a magical garden, battles a terrible giant, and brings lost treasures back to Earth.
10 full-page black and white illustrations by Howard Pyle enhance this tale of a faraway world, where children play and no one ever cries. As an added bonus, readers can visit the Delaware Art Museum and see all 10 original illustrations in the Howard Pyle Gallery!