Goodnight Moon is a classic bedtime story by Margaret Wise Brown. It is a childís home library must have. The picture book has been in print for more than fifty years. Now it is available as a board book.
It is a short poem of goodnight wishes from a bunny to every object in his room. 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.
This is a great book for babysitters as the book will quiet little ones to sleep. Are you going to a baby shower? Give this book to the future mother. She will love you and this book as much as her peaceful, sleeping child.
Clement Hurdís ink drawings are brightly, colored. He draws the interior of the little rabbitís room. The reader and child see each object to which the bunny says goodnights. The colors dim as the story comes to the end.
Goodnight Moon is so popular, it is available in many languages.
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Note: Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown review book is from a young friend's library.