Goodnight Moon

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4.27 based on 243538 ratings & 4019 reviews on Goodreads.com
Two Hoots

Publication date: 26.01.2017
ISBN: 9781509831975
Number of pages: 32

Synopsis

Chosen as one of BookTrust and Supernanny Jo Frost's Best Bedtime Reads for Newborns.

This gentle bedtime story, which has lulled generations of children to sleep, is the perfect first book to share at bedtime. Now with a beautiful gold stamp to celebrate the 70th anniversary of this classic story.

In a great green room a little bunny is tucked up snugly and safely in bed and is getting ready to say goodnight to all the familiar things in his room, one by one.

Margaret Wise Brown's comforting, rhythmical text accompanied by the warmth of Clement Hurd's classic mid-century illustrations make Goodnight Moon a timeless picture book, which is known and loved around the world. Printed now with a beautifully vivid orange pantone ink to recapture the magic of the 1947 original, Goodnight Moon makes the perfect birthday or christening gift.

In the media

The sound of the words, the ideas they convey and the pictures combine to lull and reassure
New York Times
Rhythmic, gently lulling words combined with warm and equally lulling pictures make this beloved classic an ideal bedtime book
Christian Science Monitor
The words are like an incantation, a spell - intoxicating for children and mercifully unannoying for parents, even on the hundredth reading. To hear the opening line of Margaret Wise Brown’s Goodnight Moon - “In the great green room” - is to embark on a Proustian reverie about a calm place with the lights turned low and a child snuggling sleepily in your arms. It seems as complete as a children’s book can be.
The New York Times