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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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a great book for going to nap time. says goodnight to all the different things that in the house to relax.
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  TUCC | Jan 17, 2017 |
This book is a bedtime story where a bunny tells everything in the room goodnight. It is a bedtime tradition for the bunny to tell everything around him in the room goodnight. I loved this book as a child. My mom read it to me every night before bed. ( )
  knbenson6584 | Dec 1, 2016 |

This book goes through objects in a barn and what those animals and objects are there for or what noises they are making. I could use this book for story time or I could use it to work on using illustration in stories.
  alewis14 | Nov 23, 2016 |
I remember reading this book when I was younger, and is great to read to young kids. It is a perfect into into nursery rhymes. This book is a theme of thankfulness while saying goodnight to everything in the rabbits room. ( )
  Oliviacap | Nov 21, 2016 |
This is a great book for children in lower elementary. The little rabbit tucked into bed tells al the things in his room goodnight and then falls asleep. ( )
  farrarsmith | Nov 15, 2016 |
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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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Book description
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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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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