A Child's Good Night Book

Hardcover | September 30, 1992

byMargaret Wise Brown

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Night is coming and small things without words are going to sleep . . . sleepy bunnies, sleepy birds, and sleepy children, too, are getting under their covers. "Jean Charlot's illustrations are first-rate." —NYT. Barbara Bader called this 1943 book, now restored to its original size and format, "the first of the true bedtime books."

1944 Caldecott Honor Book

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As children snuggle under their covers, birds tuck their heads under their wings, sheep huddle together in a warm blanket of wool, and even boats and trucks are quiet. Originally published in 1943, this Caldecott Honor book has had its illustrations restored to the original colors of the first edition.

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Night is coming and small things without words are going to sleep . . . sleepy bunnies, sleepy birds, and sleepy children, too, are getting under their covers. "Jean Charlot's illustrations are first-rate." —NYT. Barbara Bader called this 1943 book, now restored to its original size and format, "the first of the true bedtime books." ...

Few writers have been as attuned to the concerns and emotions of childhood as Margaret Wise Brown (1910-1952). A graduate of Hollins College and the progressive Bank Street College of Education, she combined her literary aspirations with the study of child development. Her unique ability to see the world through a child's eyes is unequ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 6.38 × 5.38 × 0.33 inPublished:September 30, 1992Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0060210281

ISBN - 13:9780060210281

Appropriate for ages: 4 - 8

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As children snuggle under their covers, birds tuck their heads under their wings, sheep huddle together in a warm blanket of wool, and even boats and trucks are quiet. Originally published in 1943, this Caldecott Honor book has had its illustrations restored to the original colors of the first edition.