The Moonball ebook
by Ursula Moray Williams
by ursula moray williams (Author). It's alive! cries William, holding the moonball. How can it be? asks Gloria. It doesn't have nay mouth, or eyes, or anything!
by ursula moray williams (Author). It doesn't have nay mouth, or eyes, or anything! It's just a furry ball. But it is alive, William says. It's licking my hand? Ever since the children first found the mysterious moonball, it has made them happy.
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by Ursula Moray Williams. Select Format: Paperback. ISBN13:9780021243709. Release Date:January 1975.
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Ursula Moray Williams (19 April 1911 – 17 October 2006) was an English children's author of nearly 70 books for children. Adventures of the Little Wooden Horse, written while expecting her first child, remained in print throughout her life from its publication in 1939.
by. Williams, Ursula Moray, 1911-2006. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books.
Ursula Moray Williams. Ursula Moray Williams. When Uncle Peder the toymaker falls on hard times, his little wooden horse must go out into the world to seek his fortune. But whether he's working in a coal mine, sailing the seven seas with a band of pirates, or walking the tightrope in a circus, the loyal little horse only has one wish: to return to his beloved master.
Ursula Moray Williams and Gobbolino the Witch’s Cat. When Ursula Moray Williams created the wonderful Gobbolino, he was not the only one longing for security in a happy, loving home where he could stay for ever and ever. It was 1940, and in 106 continuous days of German air raid warnings, his author had become used to sheltering with her two young sons under the stairs of their Surrey home.
But one book I didn’t have was Gobbolino the Witch’s Cat, because it came out just after I had left school and was .
But one book I didn’t have was Gobbolino the Witch’s Cat, because it came out just after I had left school and was reading adult books. I had never read it until I was asked if I would like to write a foreword. Always happy to read a new cat story, I said I would love to, and read it in one joyful gulp. When I was young, and in the middle of a gripping book, I used to creep out of bed and lie on the floor, reading by the ray of light that shone into my room from the oil lamp on the landing (there was no electricity in our village at that time). I read until some adult came upstairs and caught me at it and gave me a tremendous scolding.
The quick characterization of individuals minimizes identification and the deep-rooted descriptive style demands close attention, but the substance will sustain the serious reader who can be persuaded to try a book that is bigger than it. .
As symbol, moonball is the familiar magic stone or magic key; but as object it is touching in its tenderness, awful in its fury, hilarious in its calculated contrariness. Pub Date: March 1st, 1967.