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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 on chairs, to the clocks and his socks, to themittens and the kittens, toeverything one by one -- the little bunny says goodnight.
In this classic of 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.
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Read the picture book using soft tones. The repeating lines are comforting and hypnotic, lulling the youngster to sleep. If you have a child who hates bedtime, this is the book for your family...The picture book is perfect for children ages 4-8 who have better motor skills.Read Full Review of Goodnight Moon
It’s a wonderful bedtime read its steady progression of rhymes and things to say goodnight to. Plus, the gradual darkening of the illustrations page by page make this book a great tool to help children drift off to sleep.Read Full Review of Goodnight Moon
This wonderful book was part of the bed-time (and middle of the night) ritual for my children as for countless others...Goodnight Moon is a soothing read both for harried parents and their over-stimulated offspring; the picture book that any new parents must have in their nursery.Read Full Review of Goodnight Moon
The words are simple, and the rhymes are lilting and gentle. Goodnight Moon is a lullaby...Regardless, I hope you take the time to sit down and read something to your child. If you don’t know where to start, I’d suggest Goodnight Moon. That’s what we’re going to read, again, tonight.Read Full Review of Goodnight Moon
Goodnight Moon is one of the most successful children’s books of the twentieth century and has been in print since 1947...It is THE book. The final book we read before bed...In any case, if you’ve never read Goodnight Moon and this review has made you at all curious, then do check it out. No other children’s book is quite like it.Read Full Review of Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown’s approach to the apocalypse is a minimalist one. Leaving only vague hints about the world in the wake of DR. MOREAU-style takeover by anthropomorphic animals, the slowly expiring narrator describes his deathbed — a seemingly normal bedroom and its mundane, but symbolically sinister furnishings.Read Full Review of Goodnight Moon
The poetic language and soothing illustrations reassure your child that all of the things that make the world a familiar place will be there waiting when he or she wakes up.Read Full Review of Goodnight Moon
Every night before going to bed, Max wants to read Goodnight Moon several dozen times, written by Margaret Wise Brown and illustrated by Clement Hurd...Goodnight Moon does mood better than any book I can think of. And if you get the board book, you can chew on it and it will last a long time anyways.Read Full Review of Goodnight Moon
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