Many Moons Author:James Thurber, Louis Slobodkin (Illustrator) Princess Lenore is ill from eating too many raspberry tarts. She believes that possessing the moon is the only thing that will cure her. Despite a command from the King, neither the Lord High Chamberlain nor the Royal Wizard nor the Royal Mathematician can get the moon for her. Only when the clever Court Jester consults the Princess herself is t... more »he problem solved -- with characteristic Thurber wit.« less
For Thurber fans this book is a winner. Lots to think about in this rather sophisticated story (maybe to sophisticated for hide-bound adults, but not for children). The court-jester in this story knows his people and helps the reader to understand about people.