Goodnight Moon Lap Edition

Goodnight Moon Lap Edition

Board Book(Lap-sized Board Book)

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Overview

In a great green room, tucked away in bed, is a little bunny. "Goodnight room, goodnight moon." And to all the familiar things in the softly lit room—to the picture of the three little bears sitting on chairs, to the clocks and his socks, to the mittens and the kittens, to everything one by one—the little bunny says goodnight.

In this classic of children's literature, beloved by generations of readers and listeners, the quiet poetry of the words and the gentle, lulling illustrations combine to make a perfect book for the end of the day.

The lap edition is larger than a regular hardcover and provides a special opportunity to snuggle and share.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780694016754
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 09/04/2001
Edition description: Lap-sized Board Book
Pages: 34
Sales rank: 50,900
Product dimensions: 11.00(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range: 3 Months to 2 Years

About the Author

Margaret Wise Brown, cherished for her unique ability to convey a child’s experience and perspective of the world, transformed the landscape of children’s literature with such beloved classics as Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny. Other perennial favorites by Ms. Brown include My World; Christmas in the Barn; The Dead Bird; North, South, East, West; and Good Day, Good Night.


Clement Hurd (1908–1988) is best known for illustrating Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny, the classic picture books by Margaret Wise Brown. He studied painting in Paris with Fernand Léger and others in the early 1930s. After his return to the United States in 1935, he began to work in children's books. He illustrated more than one hundred books, many of them with his wife, Edith Thacher Hurd, including the Johnny Lion books, The Day the Sun Danced, and The Merry Chase. A native of New York City, he lived most of his life in Vermont and California.

Clement Hurd (1908–1988) se graduó de Yale University. Estudió pintura en París en los años 1930 con Fernand Léger, entre otros. Allí fue donde desarrolló su estilo característico, compuesto de colores de fuerte contraste. Hurd estuvo casado con la escritora Edith Thacher Hurd, con quien también creó muchos libros que se convirtieron en favoritos de los niños.

Date of Birth:

May 23, 1910

Date of Death:

November 13, 1952

Place of Birth:

Brooklyn, N.Y.

Place of Death:

Nice, France

Education:

B.A., Hollins College, 1932; Bank Street College of Education

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Goodnight Moon Lap Edition 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 18 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
My daughter and son-in-law read this book to their 8-month-old twin boys EVERY night! They dim the lights in the bedroom and read it in a very soft voice. The boys are mesmerized and calmed by it and go to sleep with no problem after their "story."
50yrsofreading More than 1 year ago
An old story, in a new boardbook format, was a hit at a recent baby shower. Good-Night Moon never grows old.
sjordet on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
"Goodnight Moon" is a classic book for beginning readers. The story is full of repetition and rhyme, making it easy for children to read. "Goodnight Moon" is a very cute story that is told through a child's eyes as they fall asleep.A young rabbit who is preparing to fall asleep says goodnight to all the objects in his green room. These objects include a red balloon, kittens, mittens, pictures, a telephone, a mouse, and an old lady.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I have been reading this book since I was a little girl and my older sister had brought it home to me. It such a simple but beautiful book for a child's bed time story. To this day I still have that same copy from my sister. It is a book that I hope to one day read to my children.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This was one of my son's favorite books for about his first 3 1/2 years. It is fun and there are so many things to learn as they go through each stage of development. The mouse is always a favorite character to look for. In addition, we have the HBO DVD called Good Night Moon and other Sleepy Time Tales. Susan Sarandon narrates the animated version of the story with such a wonderful voice for bedtime. My son enjoyed both versions.
Rhaylin More than 1 year ago
I have been reading this book to my son every night since he was 4 months old. He is nearly 8 months old and is still so happy to see this book waiting for him every night. The book is very large and it makes it easy for him to help us turn the pages. I remember being little and reading this every night and I am so glad to keep the tradition alive with my little one! I would recommend this book to anyone who wants a wonderful bedtime story to share with their baby.
brownsugar0842 More than 1 year ago
I purchased this book as part of a giving tree project. I have read and loved this book for a long time so I was happy to be able to give it as a gift.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
My 5 month old loves this book. I read it prior to naps or bedtime. It calms him down and gets him ready for bed.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is one of my daughter;s most loved bedtime stories...The words are simple, rhyming & repetitivie...The illustrations are bright, cheerful and easily identifiable..She still loves it at 3 years old. It's like her blankie tried & true and familiar & comforting. This is an excellent first baby gift. Give it early though, before someone else does!!
jakesmommy More than 1 year ago
I don't get why it is a recommended book for kids. BORING