Reader Reviewed Good Night, Everyone by Chris Haughton
  

Good Night, Everyone

Written by Chris Haughton
Illustrated by Chris Haughton

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The Lovereading4Kids comment

Julia Eccleshare's Book of the Month August 2016 Perfect for the end of every day, award-winning Chris Haughton captures the soothing time as the sun goes down and all the animals begin to fall into a deep sleep….All except Little Bear who is wide awake despite the yawning and sighing of all those around him. When even Little Bear stretches a great big stretch and yawns a great big yawn it really is goodnight for everyone. ~ Julia Eccleshare

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Reader Reviews

Kids love to read and share books so in addition to the review by one of the Lovereading4kids editorial experts some of our Lovereading4kids parent/toddler Reader Review Panel members were also lucky enough to read and review this title. You can read their full reviews by clicking here.

  • Olivia Townsend, age 4 - 'This beautiful brightly illustrated book is in Chris Haughton's signature style- colourful and beautifully simplistic.'
  • Sabrina Chorley, age 4 - 'A gloriously illustrated book, perfect for a calm bedtime read.'
  • Sam, age 7 - 'I loved this book and enjoyed reading with my mum! The pictures are really colourful and bright. We read the book at night and it made me feel really sleepy and I had a lovely sleep after!'
  • Ares Yow-Fairs, age 2 - 'I really, really like the pictures!'

Synopsis

Good Night, Everyone by Chris Haughton

From the multi award-winning picture book maker of A Bit Lost and Shh! We Have a Plan, comes the ultimate bedtime book. A series of exquisitely coloured cut pages of increasing size introduce woodland families - bears, deer, rabbits and teeny, tiny mice - who are all beginning to feel really ...rather ...tired ...YAWN! Dear me, says Great Big Bear, it must be time for bed! But Little Bear is certainly not sleepy - he's wide awake! (For now...)

With sublime, starry night time scenes and an infectious yawny 'Good night' refrain, Chris Haughton creates a lulling bedtime read, perfect for parents and children to share together.

Reviews

Cut pages are cleverly used to take the reader on a journey through the woods, while repetitive, sleepy actions and a well-paced text make this a pleasure to read aloud. The Bookseller

About the Author

Chris Haughton

Chris Haughton is a freelance illustrator and designer from Dublin. In 2007 he was named as one of TIME magazine's DESIGN 100 list for the work he does for Fair Trade and People Tree. Chris has created and taught many courses in Design and Illustration around the world, including Ireland, Hong Kong, Korea and India. His debut picture book, A Bit Lost, was the recipient of Gold in the Children's Book category at the Association of Illustrators annual awards. He has also won the 2011 Marion Vannett Ridgway Award, Dutch Picture Book of the Year and was named one of the Booktrust's Best New Illustrators 2011. He lives in London.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 2

Author

Chris Haughton
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Author's Website

www.vegetablefriedrice.com/

Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

4th August 2016

ISBN

9781406352320

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