Goodnight Moon (Board)
|Author:||Margaret Wise Brown|
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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. Chosen as one of BookTrust and Jo Frost's best bedtime reads for newborns as part of their Bath, Book, Bed campaign.
A beautiful anniversary edition to celebrate seventy years of this classic board book.
Rhythmic, gently lulling words combined with warm and equally lulling pictures make this beloved classic an ideal bedtime book Christian Science Monitor The sound of the words, the ideas they convey and the pictures combine to lull and reassure New York Times
Margaret Wise Brown (1910 - 1952) was an American author of many popular tales for children, but is best known for her stories Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny. Clement Hurd (1908 - 1988) studied art in Paris and worked as a freelance decorative artist in New York before becoming a children's book illustrator. Best known for Goodnight Moon, he later created on many beautiful books with his wife Edith Thacher Hurd.