Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd
This gentle bedtime story, which has lulled generations of children to sleep, is the perfect first book to share at bedtime.
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. This beautiful, high quality edition is in a larger, paperback format for the first time in the UK, and features refreshed artwork and beautiful pantone printing bringing this beloved children’s classic to a new generation.
This edition of Goodnight Moon includes top tips on how to get your child to fall asleep from sleep consultant, Hannah Love.
It is inconceivable that the last line - "goodnight noises anywhere" could be uttered in anything but a whisper, by which point eyes are drooping and the Land of Nod beckons. * Evening Standard - The best timeless story books for young children * 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 * 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 * The New York Times *
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