Goodnight Moon ABC Padded Board Book

An Alphabet Book

By Margaret Wise Brown; Clement Hurd (Illustrator); Margaret Wise Brown (Illustrator)
(HarperFestival, Board Books, 9780062244048, 30pp.)

Publication Date: January 2013

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Description

The youngest readers receive a gentle introduction to their ABCs with this comforting alphabet book. Words and phrases are accompanied by familiar images from everyone's favorite bedtime book, Goodnight Moon, by Margaret Wise Brown and Clement Hurd.

From kittens to stars to yarn, there are so many things that can be found in the great green room from the classic storybook Goodnight Moon.

This edition is published with a padded cover, perfect for toddlers. The companion concept book, Goodnight Moon 123, is also available as a padded board book for your enjoyment.




About the Author
Margaret Wise Brown--probably most famous for writing "Good Night Moon "and "The Runaway Bunny"--was also a prolific and bestselling Golden Books author. Her "Golden Egg Book," "Home for a Bunny," "The Color Kittens," and "The Sailor Dog "count among the most popular storybooks for children of the last 60 years.

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 Leger 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 graduo de Yale University. Estudio pintura en Paris en los anos 1930 con Fernand Leger, entre otros. Alli fue donde desarrollo su estilo caracteristico, compuesto de colores de fuerte contraste. Hurd estuvo casado con la escritora Edith Thacher Hurd, con quien tambien creo muchos libros que se convirtieron en favoritos de los ninos.



Margaret Wise Brown--probably most famous for writing "Good Night Moon "and "The Runaway Bunny"--was also a prolific and bestselling Golden Books author. Her "Golden Egg Book," "Home for a Bunny," "The Color Kittens," and "The Sailor Dog "count among the most popular storybooks for children of the last 60 years.
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