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The Moon Inside

Written by Sandra V. Feder

Illustrated by Aimée Sicuro

  • 32 Pages
  • 9781554988242
  • 9.25" x 9.25"
  • from grade P to grade K
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Bedtime & Dreams
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Social Situations / Emotions & Feelings



Publication Date September 01, 2016

Yellow is Ella’s favorite color — she loves the bright, sunny daytime. But every night, as darkness falls, she becomes afraid. Her mother encourages her to look at the soft glow of the moon and fireflies dancing in the night. Ella listens to the chirping of crickets and the gentle rustling of the wind as she gradually realizes that nighttime can be something to look forward to rather than something to fear.

With sweet, luminous illustrations by Aimée Sicuro, this story will inspire parents and children to welcome the peaceful nature of nighttime into their homes and hearts.


Sandra V. Feder
Sandra V. Feder is the author of the popular Daisy series of early chapter books. The Moon Inside is her first picture book. She has always found comfort in the sights and sounds of nature, and loves seeing the moon’s light reflected on San Francisco Bay.

Aimée Sicuro

Aimée Sicuro is an award-winning illustrator who recently published her first picture book, Bright Sky, Starry City by Uma Krishnaswami, which has been highly acclaimed.


"A lovely addition to any bedtime repertoire." Kirkus Reviews

"There’s no shortage of picture books on this topic, but Feder and Sicuro handle this with such care and thoughtfulness; it really stands out." Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast