Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown

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This classic children’s book looks wonderful in its new edition and has lost none of its effectiveness as a book to lull children to sleep. As he snuggles down in bed, a little rabbit quietly and methodically says goodnight to all the familiar objects in his room, to his comb and his brush, to the quiet old lady whispering ‘hush’, and finally to the stars and the air, ‘goodnight noises everywhere’. The poetry of the words demands to be read in a hushed singsong, and the equally quiet and gentle illustrations make this a perfect bedtime book. This edition also features some very helpful tips on helping children to fall asleep from an expert sleep consultant. ~ Andrea Reece


Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown

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.


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

About the Author

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.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 2


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Two Hoots an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

8th September 2016




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