Join the adventures of 12-year-old Violette traveling the world in her family’s circus, as she learns to appreciate the joys of being different.
The Circus of the Moon embarks on an epic journey to the Himalayas and we learn how Grandfather Tenzin joined the troupe, how Violette’s mother and father first met and fell in love, how Salim and his sister became part of the act, and how all the other members from different countries around the world bonded and became the best of friends. We also learn all about Violette’s younger days and see how her relationship with Grandfather Tenzin will continue to shape her life in the years ahead.
Join in the adventures of 12-year-old Violette as she travels the world as part of a circus, learning to appreciate the joys of being different.
Welcome to the wonderful world of the Circus of the Moon as it crosses the Atlantic to perform in the “New World”! Your guide? Clever Violette Vermeer, daughter of the stuntwoman and the insect trainer. This little girl with a big heart meets two people when she arrives in America–Hiawatha, a young Native American girl, and the famous composer Antonin Dvoràk. These two new friends will help her achieve a long-held dream in this second volume of Violette’s adventures around the world!
Meet Violette, a curious 12-year-old girl who travels the world with the Cirque de la Lune–the Circus of the Moon, where her mother is the human cannonball and her father is the insect trainer!
Sometimes she would give anything to have a normal life, parents with boring jobs, and a real house. But her life is different! In Paris, Violette meets Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, a funny and eccentric painter who shows her how to appriciate all the joys of being different!
“Whimsical, adventurous, and fun.” -Midwest Book Review