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Goodnight iPad: a Parody for the next generation (original 2011; edition 2011)

by Ann Droyd

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Title:Goodnight iPad: a Parody for the next generation
Authors:Ann Droyd
Info:Blue Rider Press (2011), Hardcover, 30 pages
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Goodnight iPad: a Parody for the next generation by Ann Droyd (2011)




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  activelearning | Dec 19, 2013 |
Another classic novel that has a new take. It's great for the technology generation and really witty.
  Phay_Mahony | Nov 19, 2013 |
This hilarious, endearing picture-book parody is a must-read for all next-gen kids. ( )
  NeitherNora | Sep 7, 2013 |
A cute parody about how technology obsessed we are as a society. Perfect for children that have forgotten/never known what it's like to not have as much technology. ( )
  Lukesilvera | Apr 26, 2013 |
Received this as a Christmas present and had to read it aloud to every member of my family. The cadence is just right for those of us who read [b:Goodnight Moon|32929|Goodnight Moon|Margaret Wise Brown|http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51ZXWAGVYGL._SL75_.jpg|1086867] to our kids, and the text and accompanying illustrations are nothing short of hilarious. Ann Droyd definitely knows what makes many of our families tick in these 21st century information-overload days! ( )
  KimJD | Apr 8, 2013 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0399158561, Hardcover)

In a bright buzzing room, in the glow of the moon-and iPhones and Androids and Blackberries too-it is time to say goodnight...

Modern life is abuzz. There are huge LCD WiFi HD TVs and Facebook requests and thumbs tapping texts and new viral clips of cats doing flips. Wouldn't it be nice to say goodnight to all that? Like the rest of us who cannot resist just a few more scrolls and clicks, you may find yourself ready for bed while still clinging to your electronics long after dark. This book, which is made of paper, is a reminder for the child in all of us to power down at the end of the day. This hilarious parody not only pokes loving fun at the bygone quiet of the original classic, but also at our modern plugged-in lives. It will make you laugh, and it will also help you put yourself and your machines to sleep. Don't worry, though. Your gadgets will be waiting for you, fully charged, in the morning.

(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:48:52 -0400)

In the bright buzzing room, it is time to power down. Here is a modern bedtime story about bidding our gadgets goodnight. Don't worry, though. They'll be waiting for us, fully charged, in the morning.

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