'Staircase to the Moon is a beautiful story about a young girl and her grandfather who sneak away from home one night in a bid to climb the staircase to the moon. The pair brave blood-thirsty mosquitoes, dive-bombing fruit bats, boab trees that loom like giants and sinking mangrove mud before making it to the foot of the staircase. From there they climb the steps and have the time of their lives, leaping like acrobats on the moon's surface.'
'Staircase to the Moon is based on a natural phenomenon occurring at Broome in the remote north-west of Western Australia. As the full moon climbs above the horizon, it reflects across exposed mudflats at low tide, creating the illusion of a rising staircase. The spectacle draws thousands of sight-seeing tourists each year.' (Source: Magabala Books website; sighted 24/03/2011)
'Based on the book by Bronwyn Houston, Staircase to the Moon is the adventure of a girl and her grandfather who sneak out at night to climb the staircase to the moon. They brave bloodthirsty mosquitoes, dive-bombing bats, giant boab trees and sinking mangrove mud before making it to the foot of the staircase.' (Source: Theatre Kimberley website)