Goodnight Moon ABC Board Book: An Alphabet Book

Goodnight Moon ABC Board Book: An Alphabet Book

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Overview

Goodnight Moon ABC Board Book: An Alphabet Book by Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd

From kittens to stars to yarn, there are so many things that can be found in the great green room. Search for them all as you learn your ABCs.

This comforting alphabet book links words and phrases with familiar images from everyone's favorite bedtime book, Goodnight Moon.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780061894909
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 07/27/2010
Pages: 30
Sales rank: 213,559
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 4.90(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 3 Months to 5 Years

About the Author

Margaret Wise Brown, cherished for her unique ability to convey a child’s experience and perspective of the world, transformed the landscape of children’s literature with such beloved classics as Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny. Other perennial favorites by Ms. Brown include My World; Christmas in the Barn; The Dead Bird; North, South, East, West; and Good Day, Good Night.


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 Léger 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 graduó de Yale University. Estudió pintura en París en los años 1930 con Fernand Léger, entre otros. Allí fue donde desarrolló su estilo característico, compuesto de colores de fuerte contraste. Hurd estuvo casado con la escritora Edith Thacher Hurd, con quien también creó muchos libros que se convirtieron en favoritos de los niños.

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

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