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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 is another book from our home collection. Not only dies Kate loves this, but this was and still is one of my favorites. I always loved finding the little mouse on every page. ( )
  glguerra | Nov 28, 2015 |
This book is essentially for a beginner reader, it can be used for picture walk lesson! ( )
  elizabethsalinas | Nov 21, 2015 |
"Goodnight Moon" is a favorite of many parents. My mother loved it and bought it for my children. It is basically the story of a young bunny saying goodnight to... well, anything he can think of. He says "goodnight" to everything he can hear or views with any importance.
It is a good book for new readers and a great bedtime story. It attempts to take the child, or children, through the process so they do not have to repeat it themselves. Extremely easy to understand, this book is good for all ages, and would be a great classroom read for pre-kindergarten through first or second grade.
  22antone | Nov 18, 2015 |
This is a story of a rabbit and his goodnight ritual of saying goodnight to everything he can see. He ends by saying "Goodnight noises everywhere" then falls asleep. ( )
  Emilysill | Nov 17, 2015 |
This book has helped children sleep better at night, and helps kids use imagination. ( )
  JessicaWestR | Nov 17, 2015 |
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Brown, Margaret Wiseprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
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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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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