Unhooking the Moon

Unhooking the MoonA funny, joyful, touching road-trip adventure, with the most magical, entertaining girl character to ever dance through the pages of a children’s book….

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Unhooking the Moon

Unhooking the MoonA funny, joyful, touching road-trip adventure, with the most magical, entertaining girl character to ever dance through the pages of a children’s book.Meet the Rat: A dancing, football-playing gangster-baiting ten-year-old. When she foresaw her father’s death, she picked up her football and decided to head for New York. Meet her older brother Bob: Protector of the Rat, but more often her follower, he is determined to find their uncle in America and discover a new life for them both. On their adv…

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Unhooking the Moon by Hughes, Gregory (2010) Paperback

Unhooking the Moon by Hughes, Gregory (2010) PaperbackA funny, joyful, touching road-trip adventure, with the most magical, entertaining girl character to ever dance through the pages of a children’s book.Meet the Rat: A dancing, football-playing gangster-baiting ten-year-old. When she foresaw her father’s death, she picked up her football and decided to head for New York. Meet her older brother Bob: Protector of the Rat, but more often her follower, he is determined to find their uncle in America and discover a new life for them both. On their adv…

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Unhooking the Moon

Unhooking the MoonWinner of the Booktrust Teenage Prize and a finalist for The Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize, a starred review “Kirkus Review” praised “Unhooking the Moon “as a “rousing adventure on the not-so-mean streets, with heart aplenty.” When an adventurous sister-and-brother duo become orphans, a funny and heartbreaking roadtrip to New York ensues, as the pair searches for their long-lost uncle. Meet the Rat: A dancing, soccer-loving, fearless ten-year-old from Winnipeg, Manitoba. Meet her older broth…

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Unhooking the Moon by Hughes, Gregory (2013) Hardcover

Unhooking the Moon by Hughes, Gregory (2013) HardcoverUnhooking the Moon When an adventurous sister and brother become orphans, a funny and heartbreaking road trip to New York ensues, as the pair searches for their long-lost uncle. On their adventures traveling alone from the flatlands of Winnipeg, Bob and the Rat make friends with a host of unlikely characters, including a hilarious con man and a famous rap star….

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