|Garden Behind the Moon, the (1895) [Novel]|
by Howard Pyle
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David, a lonely young boy who's ridiculed as a "moon-calf" by the other children in his seaside village, one night learns the secret of walking the glimmering path across the waves to the moon, where he discovers a secret garden full of happy, friendly children. Passing behind the Moon-Angel, he also passes into manhood and starts on a hero's journey through many adventures to bring lost treasure back to earth.
Original title: The Garden Behind the Moon
Genre: Fiction→ Children & Young Adult→ Fantasy
Fiction→ Religious→ Christianity→ Allegory
- This book was written shortly after the dead of Howard Pyle's young son, and is dedicated to "the Little Boy in the Moon Garden".