Full Moon Lore
Children have been awed by it, astronauts have dreamed of walking on it, farmers have harvested under its bright light. Over thousands of years and in countless ways, life on Earth has been influences by our brilliant, glowing, otherworldly neighbor, the moon. What is more beautiful or dramatic in the night sky than a full moon?
Journey through the year's calendar and explore each month's full moon, its name, and the reasons for the name. From the bitter cold of January's Wolf Moon to the promise of spring illuminated by April's Pink Moon to the steamy redness of August's Sturgeon Moon, readers of all ages will gain a new appreciation of our lunar neighbor and the wonder of nature it bears witness to.
A page of fun to know moon science facts is included.