Goodnight Moon is one of the most popular bedtime favourite picture book stories written by Margaret Wise Brown, first published in 1947, cited as “Teachers’ Top 100 Books for Children” for its literary significance is retold through simple text and vivid illustrations.
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. A classic and well-loved bedtime story of a bunny who does a little bedtime ritual saying goodnight to everyone and everything is written in a soothing, rhyming language that is gentle and repetitively lulling. There is an unusual but calming mix of traditionally styled illustrations and bright colours that helps to keep the attention of the young children and also gets them ready for bed.
This highly acclaimed story has been adapted to several media such as games, audiobooks, and animated series. Goodnight Moon storybook is a perfect book for young children to read who are at beginner’s level with its simplified sentence structures and vocabulary which makes it an ideal storybook for young children to kindle their interest in reading. The rhyming and poetic sentences create a flow in the story that will keep the little ones going over them countless times!
Chosen as one of the Best Bedtime Reads for Newborns by BookTrust and Supernanny Jo Frost.
This gentle bedtime story, which has lulled generations of children to sleep, is the perfect first book to share at bedtime. 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. Printed now with a beautifully vivid orange pantone ink to recapture the magic of the 1947 original, Goodnight Moon makes the perfect birthday.