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Katz's (Princess Baby) nursery patchwork quilt approach is a far cry from the Jean Charlot illustrations originally paired with Brown's (Goodnight Moon) text back in 1952 (the book was created as a companion to the Caldecott Honor title A Child's Good Night Book). "A squirrel pops out of his hole in the tree. Who woke me up? The sun! The sun is up!" announces a typical spread. Katz turns on the twee faucet: she shows a cutest-ever baby playing peek-a-boo with a blanket while birdies, bunnies and a dozing horsey (with a silver-white mane) array themselves about the smiling squirrel's tree. Katz's legions of fans will certainly rejoice to see her signature kewpie doll-like characters cavorting to the words of the grande dame. But those who love Brown for her honesty and directness may just shake their heads. Ages 4-8. (Jan.)Copyright © Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.