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Even more of Margaret Wise Brown and Loren Long to love. Their new collaboration is a tribute among tributes to one of the best good night books ever, Goodnight Moon. Beautiful, warm, lively illustrations seem familiar despite a new storyline, yielding a picture book full of good feelings for old and new readers alike.— From Jill's 2017 Picks
An Amazon Best Book of the Year!
This never-before-published picture book from Margaret Wise Brown, the bestselling author of Goodnight Moon, is brought to life by Loren Long, #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator of President Barack Obama’s Of Thee I Sing.
When the sun comes up and the day begins, the little bunny says good day to all the familiar things outside. To the birds in the skies and the bees in their hives, to everything one by one. And as the sun starts to set, it’s time for the little bunny to say goodnight. Goodnight, kitty. Goodnight, bear. Goodnight, people everywhere.
This previously unpublished picture book by beloved children’s book author Margaret Wise Brown uses her signature word pattern from the classic Goodnight Moon that has soothed generations of children to sleep. Paired with Loren Long’s gorgeous illustrations, readers will take comfort in the reassuring world of the little bunny and delight at the attention to detail and hidden surprises on every page.
Makes an excellent baby shower, birthday, and holiday gift!
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.
Loren Long is the illustrator of the New York Times bestselling picture book Love by Matt de la Pena, as well as the author-illustrator of Otis, Otis and the Tornado, Otis and the Puppy, An Otis Christmas, and Otis and the Scarecrow. He is the #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator of President Barack Obama’s picture book Of Thee I Sing and the reillustrated edition of The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper. He lives in Ohio. To learn more, please visit www.lorenlong.com.
★ “With pleasing echoes of Brown’s famous classic, including bookends of a cow jumping over a moon, this bedtime story will entice families back again and again.”
— Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
“This quiet story with its beautiful illustrations extends Good Night, Moon and is suitable for one-on-one sharing.”
— School Library Journal
“Illustrator Long pays homage to Clement Hurd’s original bedroom in Goodnight Moon. Halfway through, reader and listener might stop and discuss their day before returning to the soothing conclusion for a comforting bedtime experience.”