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Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown

Goodnight Moon (original 1947; edition 1991)

by Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illustrator)

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Title:Goodnight Moon
Authors:Margaret Wise Brown
Other authors:Clement Hurd (Illustrator)
Info:HarperFestival (1991), Board book, 30 pages
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Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown (1947)

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    Good Night, Gorilla by Peggy Rathmann (KarenB73)
    KarenB73: zookeeper is locking up the zoo. Goes through the zoo saying goodnight to all the animals. same sing-song rhythm of goodnight moon. makes for a quiet get ready for bed book.
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    The Runaway Bunny by Margaret Wise Brown (KarenB73)
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    Go the F**k to Sleep by Adam Mansbach (Sandydog1)
    Sandydog1: When the little one is tired of same-o, same-o.

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This book could be used in a pre-k or kindergarten classroom to be read to the kids before nap time. It could also be a book that is available for kids to read in a kindergarten or first grade class or could be used to teach students in kindergarten or first grade about rhyming words.
  tylerschmitt | Feb 22, 2017 |
This is about a little kid saying goodnight to everything around him as he is been getting ready for bed. This would be good for kindergarden when its time to settle down. ( )
  bkelley22 | Feb 22, 2017 |
This is about a rabbit that is about to go to sleep. He starts saying goodnight to each item in the room before going to bed. This would be a great way to open up a conversation about children and their bedtime routines. I would use this in second and third grade.
  kroby01 | Feb 21, 2017 |
Goodnight Moon is about a little rabbit that is getting ready for bed. He starts to say goodnight to everything in the room before going to bed.I like this book because its a classic book. Everyone say goodnight to something in there house. I would use this book in my classroom because i can use this book to ask my students question about there bed time. This book is good for children that are between the ages of 2 & 6. ( )
  Cassandra.k | Feb 20, 2017 |
This book is available in a hardcover for little hands to grasp and turn pages. one of my favorite little nap time books ( )
  Jenni-butner | Feb 18, 2017 |
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Hurd, ClementIllustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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In the great green room
There was a telephone
Goodnight moon
Goodnight cow jumping over the moon
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Goodnight Moon is a story about a little rabbit who says "goodnight" to every item in his home. These items include a pair of mittens, a young mouse, a comb, and a bowl full of mush. Illustrations are very simple; many of them are black and white drawings. The book is very short, but perfect for a bedtime story.
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Amazon.com Amazon.com Review (ISBN 0694003611, Board book)

Perhaps the perfect children's bedtime book, Goodnight Moon is a short poem of goodnight wishes from a young rabbit preparing for--or attempting to postpone--his own slumber. He says goodnight to every object in sight and within earshot, including the "quiet old lady whispering hush." Clement Hurd's illustrations are simple and effective, alternating between small ink drawings and wide, brightly colored views of the little rabbit's room.

Finding all of the items mentioned throughout the book within the pictures is a good bedtime activity--a reappearing little mouse is particularly pesky. By the end of the little rabbit's goodnight poem, the story has quieted to a whisper, and the drawings have darkened with nightfall. As you turn the last page, you can expect a sleepy smile and at least a yawn or two. (Picture book)

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Goodnight to each of the objects in the great green room: goodnight chairs, goodnight comb, goodnight air. On board pages.

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