Item description for Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown & Clement Hurd...
Overview Before going to sleep, a little rabbit says goodnight to all his familiar possessions, as his big, green bedroom slowly darkens, in an anniversary version of the enduring classic. Reissue.
In a great green room, tucked away in bed, is a little bunny. "Goodnight room, goodnight moon." And to all the familiar things in the softly lit room--to the picture of the three little bears sitting in chairs, to the clocks and his socks, to the mittens and the kittens, to everything one by one--he says goodnight.
In this classic of modern children's literature, beloved by generations of readers and listeners, the quiet poetry of the words and the gentle, lulling illustrations combine to make a perfect book for the end of the day.
Citations And Professional Reviews Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown & Clement Hurd has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Hornbook Guide to Children - 01/01/1991
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 4.9" Width: 5.8" Height: 0.6" Weight: 0.45 lbs.
Binding Board Books
Release Date Oct 20, 1991
ISBN 0694003611 ISBN13 9780694003617 UPC 046594006950
Availability 0 units.
More About Margaret Wise Brown & Clement Hurd
Few writers have been as attuned to the concerns and emotions of childhood as Margaret Wise Brown (1910-1952). A graduate of Hollins College and the progressive Bank Street College of Education, she combined her literary aspirations with the study of child development. Her unique ability to see the world through a child's eyes is unequaled. Her many classic books continue to delight thousands of young listeners and readers year after year.
Margaret Wise Brown--probably most famous for writing "Good Night Moon "and "The Runaway Bunny"--was also a prolific and bestselling Golden Books author. Her "Golden Egg Book," "Home for a Bunny," "The Color Kittens," and "The Sailor Dog "count among the most popular storybooks for children of the last 60 years.
SPANISH BIO: Muy pocos escritores de literatura infantil han logrado captar las emociones e inquietudes de la ninez como Margaret Wise Brown (1910-1952). Sus numerosos y ya clasicos libros y grabaciones continuan deleitando a lectores y oyentes de todas las edades.
Margaret Wise Brown lived in the state of New York. Margaret Wise Brown was born in 1910 and died in 1952.
Reviews - What do customers think about Goodnight Moon?
Good might moon Jun 9, 2008
I first purchased this book 36 years ago for my son; recently bought this new copy for my future grandson--I'm hoping it will be his favorite as it was his father's. It is such a delightful story and a great nightime read before bed.
Not sure about all the hype Jun 3, 2008
I got this based on the positive reviews...the sheer number of them. It is OK but I don't like the fact that there are some black and white pages and some coloured. The pictures also are small and don't really grab me. My baby is still only 5 mths old so I will see if maybe this is just an adult thing. I prefer for going to bed time 'the going to bed book.'
My toddler daughter smiles listening to it May 21, 2008
It is a classic bedtime story book. It is short and simple, yet very young kids like it. Reading it to my toddler daughter is like reading a poem. I started on this book when my daughter was almost 1 year old. It was a bit late, she should have started on it earlier. She loves it. My daughter always sits on my lap when I read the book. She would turn her head around to smile at me everytime I read through a particular part of the story. My daughter is now 15 months, everytime when I pick up this book and starts to read to her, she would start to suck her thumb and know that it is time to sleep. At this moment, she likes this book the most among other story books.
Every Child Facility Should Have This Book............ May 20, 2008
I had a pleasure to read this to a preschooler, or two, finding this story intriguing. Young children may handle this book better, because of its short, and the pictures are eye catching!
great classic, a must for every kid May 20, 2008
I bought this book together with Runaway Bunny. My daugther fell in love with Good Night Moon only. She loves looking for little mouse and loves to look at the nice illustrations and listen to lovely rhymes. At the end, we say good night to things in her room as well. What I wish is maybe to have all ilustrations in color (some are in black and white). But overall, this is lovely book, strongly recommend it.