MECHANICSBURG, Pa. -- Sunbury Press has released Joanne L. S. Risso'sSilver Moon. The book was illustrated by Christiane Künzel. sm_fcAbout the Book: Silver Moon is a Chinese fairytale, and the name of a beautiful princess with a strange illness. Two magic blue gnomes from the Moon, named Pik and Pok, try to cure her of her illness with help from the Man in the Moon, a pair of moon swans, and a dashing young prince from India. About the Author & Illustrator: Joanne L.S. Risso was born and raised in Gippsland, Australia. Her mother used to read the story of Silver Moon to her when she was a little girl. She believes that princes, princesses, and palaces; maidens, mermaids, and magic; dragons, fairies, witches and castles should all be kept alive through stories and play. She lives with her husband and four children in Central Pennsylvania, where they often search for fairies in their garden, put on family plays with vampire-mermaids and pirates, and have sword fights in their tree-fort. back cover Christiane Künzel was born in 1978 in Osnabrück, Germany. Having a great love for stories, she started illustrating them early on. She then began turning her passion into her work by studying arts and English at the University of Osnabrück. She currently teaches children from age 10 to 18 at a German 'Gymnasium' in Arts, English and Dance. She lives in Hamburg with her two children and her husband, who enjoy seeing the stories they read turn into vivid images. Silver Moon - A Chinese Fairytale Authored by Joanne L. S. Risso, Illustrated by Christiane Künzel List Price: $24.95 8.5" x 11" Hardcover Color on White paper 36 pages Sunbury Press, Inc. ISBN-13: 978-1620064726 BISAC: Childrens / Fairytales / International For more information, please see: For more information about the author, please see:

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Other books by the author: Over the Sea, Joanne L.S. Risso and Kathy Connelly (illustrator), Sunbury Press Inc., 2011. In the Field, Joanne L.S. Risso and Missi Allen (illustrator), Sunbury Press Inc., 2013. My Mom is an Alien, Joanne L.S. Risso and Dylan Matukaitis (illustrator), Sunbury Press Inc., 2014.