I Would Dangle the Moon is out now with MidnightSun Publishing and it can be purchased at your local bookshop in Australia and NZ or online here.


Child Magazine said, “This story explores the mystery the moon has in our imagination. It’s part of our world and always in the sky, so the question Amber Moffat poses is ‘what would you imagine you could do with the moon?’ Written as a night time story read by a mother to her child “If I were a…” is the question and the beautiful illustrations that accompany the answers give scope for a wondering mind.”

CBCA Reading Time said, “Moffat has captured a lyrical and poetic moment and accompanies it with paintings that fill the large square pages. The repetition in the text sets the scene for further creative innovation, as children could be challenged to imagine who or what they could be as they play with the moon.” Read the full review here.

NZ Book Lovers said, “I Would Dangle the Moon is a wonderfully unique read that encourages imaginative play.” Read the full review here.

Word Mothers said, “The repetition and rhythm of the text in I Would Dangle the Moon, and the fanciful artwork, encouraged me and my son to continue the story between us, wondering what else could be done with the moon.” Read the full review here.

Alphabet Soup said, “This book was a perfect blend of imagination and creativity. The pictures in this book are wonderfully illustrated for younger readers.” Read the full review here.

Poetry Box said “Amber Moffat’s debut picture book is a little gem. I adore the illustrations – my favourite so far in 2019. The colours are exquisite – a mix of pitch black night and sumptuous blues, purples and greens.” Read the full review here.

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