Goodnight Moon ABC: An Alphabet Book

Margaret Wise Brown, Author, Clement Hurd, Illustrator
Based on the book by Margaret Wise Brown, illus. by Clement Hurd, Harper, $16.99 (32p) ISBN 978-0-06-189484-8
Reviewed on: 07/12/2010
Release date: 06/01/2010
Repurposing Hurd's original illustrations, this abecedarian adaptation pairs letters of the alphabet (and corresponding words) with objects and elements from the "great green room," including kittens, paintings, and a red balloon. The myriad objects and Hurd's ever-striking orange and green palette lend themselves well to the ABC format. And in keeping with the nature of the source material, the book concludes, not with a zebra, but with some bedtime zzzzs. Up to 5. (July)
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