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Good Night Like This

Mary Murphy, Mary Murphy (Illustrator)


List Price: 12.99*
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From the creator of A Kiss Like This and Say Hello Like This! comes a third adorable animal story to share — this one for bedtime.

Filled with dreamy, colorful art, this is the perfect soothing bedtime book for little children. The rhythmic text is just right for gently lulling them to sleep while cuddly rabbits, bears, dogs, and even a dragonfly each take turns tucking in their little ones. The gentle pacing and sweet pictures will be sure to elicit lots of oohs, aahs, and . . . zzzzzzs! Featuring novelty elements such as cut-away pages and foil effects, this is a cozy and delightful bedtime book for parents and children to share.

Praise For Good Night Like This

This is a bedtime story that has it all: humor, playful language, and a soothing combination of rhyme, rhythm, and repetition woven together with compelling illustrations that have the surrealistic edge of the dream world. Move over, Goodnight Moon. There's a new star on the bedtime bookshelf.
—Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

This cozy story is a lovely addition to picture books about bedtime...An ideal choice to lull a child to sleep or as a selection for a bedtime-themed storytime.
—School Library Journal

Inky silhouettes combine with sunset shades of purple, blue, and pink as fireflies, bears, cats, and mice all go to bed—building to an invitation for readers to do the same.
—Publishers Weekly

Candlewick, 9780763679705, 32pp.

Publication Date: February 23, 2016

About the Author

Mary Murphy is the author-illustrator of many board books and picture books, including A Kiss Like This, Say Hello Like This!, I Kissed the Baby!, and Utterly Lovely One. She lives in Galway, Ireland.