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Goodnight Moon

Goodnight Moon

by Margaret Wise Brown Illustrated by Clement Hurd

Before going to sleep, a little rabbit says goodnight to all his familiar possessions as his big, green bedroom slowly darkens. Tucked away in bed, the little bunny says "Goodnight room, goodnight moon." And to all the familiar things in the softly lit room — to the picture of the three little bears sitting in 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 modern 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.

Infant, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Interest Level
Grades PreK - K
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading
HarperCollins Publishers
Book Type
Read-Aloud Book
Number of Pages
Classics, Poetry, Songs, Verse

About the Author and Illustrator

Margaret Wise Brown
Clement Hurd Clement Hurd (1908-1988) is best known for illustrating "Goodnight Moon" and "The Runaway Bunny," the classic picture books by Margaret Wise Brown.

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