Synopses & Reviews
Samantha (known as Sam) is a fishermans daughter who dreams rich and lovely dreams--moonshine, her father says. But when her tall stories bring disaster to her friend Thomas and her cat Bangs, Sam learns to distinguish between moonshine and reality. Sam, Bangs & Moonshine is the winner of the 1967 Caldecott Medal.
"An outstanding book." --School Library Journal
About the Author
Evaline Ness (1911-1986) illustrated more than thirty books for young readers and also wrote many of her own. In addition to winning the Caldecott Honor for A Pocketful of Cricket, she received the Caldecott Medal for Sam, Bangs, and Moonshine. She left a huge mark on the world of children's literature.