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Crab Moon
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First edition
Author Ruth Horowitz
Illustrator Kate Kiesler
Language English
Series Read and Wonder
Genre Fiction
Published 2004 (Candlewick Press)
Media type Print
Pages 32
ISBN 978-0-7636-2313-5

Crab Moon is a children's picture book by Ruth Horowitz and illustrated by Kate Kiesler. It was selected by the National Science Teachers Association as an Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children in 2001.


A young child, David, follows his mother to the summer rental and is amazed at horseshoe crabs that emerge to lay their eggs. The next morning, he finds an upside down crab and he places her right-side up.

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