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The Man on the Moon

We are very proud of one of our year 6 children who has written an amazing piece of work to go with 'The Man on the moon' John Lewis advert. Please click on the link below to see the advert and read below  to see what amazing children we have! Happy Christmas everyone!

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wuz2ILq4UeA

 

Dear Diary,

Hello, my name is Arthur. I live on the moon. I always feel so lonely because I live on my own with nothing to do except sleep. If anyone is reading this, you will never know how upset and sad I am. Every morning I wake up with the heaviest tears in my eyes. There hasn’t been one day that I haven’t cried for thirty seven years. Where I live, it feels like I’ve been deserted, never to be seen again. I have not seen a single human in thirty seven years and six days.

This morning, when I woke up, I was so down-hearted that I went to my chair. It was the chair that I had made when I was bored. At first, it was beautiful and clean, but now, over the years, it has been covered in dust and has been battered by its age. As I was treading along the dusty dry ground, I was reflecting on my life on Earth. But then I realised, ‘Why aren’t I on Earth? Why am I here?’ But then I just started sobbing again because I knew the answer.

Some days I wish I could have at least half an hour with another human. If someone came to me, my heart would pound with happiness and I would be the most grateful person ever. I would give anything to have another human.

Then, after a few minutes, (which felt like centuries) six balloons came flying down, but they were strapped to a gift, wrapped in red paper with a Santa Claus drawn on it. On the bottom of the gift, there was a letter saying, ‘Dear Man on the Moon, I wish you a Merry Christmas, love Abbey.’ This one letter drew joyful tears down my face. In the gift was a telescope, and then I saw the girl.

Love Arthur.