Rare French fantasy picture book about children who travel by balloon to the moon.
UN VOYAGE DANS LA LUNE
"En route pour la Lune."
Three children receive a warm welcome on the fantastical moon world. In a very French take on the moon voyage, the climax of activity is baking moon-themed treats. After little moon creatures destroy their balloon, the Mistress of the Moon sends them home in a parachute. The vividly stylized illustrations pair with minimalist sentences with surprising storytelling force. OCLC locates only one institutional holding (the BnF).
[Paris]: Hachette, . 12'' x 9.5''. Original color pictorial wrappers. Illustrated in color on every page, including versos of wrappers. Text in French.  pages. Spine repaired; covers dusty and soiled around the margins.
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