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A Child's Good Night Book

A Child's Good Night Book

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by Margaret Wise Brown, Jean Charlot
     
 

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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

Overview

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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780060207526
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
11/01/1989
Edition description:
New ed
Pages:
32
Age Range:
3 - 5 Years

Meet the Author

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 unequaled. Her many classic books continue to delight thousands of young listeners and readers year after year.

Muy pocos escritores de literatura infantil han logrado captar las emociones e inquietudes de la niñez como Margaret Wise Brown (1910-1952). Sus numerosos y ya clásicos libros y grabaciones continúan deleitando a lectores y oyentes de todas las edades.

Jean Charlot was a master lithographer and muralist whose works are a part of the collections of the Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
May 23, 1910
Date of Death:
November 13, 1952
Place of Birth:
Brooklyn, N.Y.
Place of Death:
Nice, France
Education:
B.A., Hollins College, 1932; Bank Street College of Education
Website:
http://www.margaretwisebrown.com

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Child's Good Night Book 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
a childs goodnight book in its simplicity , fine illustrations really a notch above the usual and good prose were a joy for me, my children and now my grandchildren. it is not easy too find such a beautiful book. thankyou
Anonymous More than 1 year ago