Goodnight Moon (Over the Moon #2)
In a great green room, tucked away in bed, is a little bunny. "Goodnight room, goodnight moon." And to all the familiar things in the softly lit room--to the picture of the three little bears sitting in chairs, to the clocks and his socks, to the mittens and the kittens, to everything one by one--he says goodnight.
In this classic of modern children's literature, beloved by...more
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Supersession of breath;
He knows death to the bone
Man has created death.”
~William Butler Yeats
“Goodnight Moon . . . Goodnight Air. Goodnight noises everywhere”
~Margaret Wise Brown
There’s only one time in your life that you say goodbye to everything you’ve come to know and love . . . and even dedicate a little time saying goodbye to the things you’ve come to hate: the shitty bowl of mush growing cold on the night stand that your “old lady” tries ...more
Or is that that the narrator says goodnight to "nobody," that as we go outside her room, we see only stars - no people, no cities. It's as if this little bunny is the last one on earth, and is being watched by some robotic nanny bunny.
I get ...more
“Goodnight Moon” is a classic bedtime story by Margaret Wise Brown along with illustrations by Clement Hurd and it is basically about a small rabbit is saying goodnight to all the objects and pets in his room. “Goodnight Moon” is a true cult hit for children of all ages.
Margaret Wise Brown’s story is extremely cute and heartwarming as the little rabbit not only says goodnight to everything he spots in his room, but also states to the audience about the various things that he spots, similar to ho ...more
Just as mothers and their babes in arms have the uncanny ability to synchronize their heartbeats by a single loving glance, the lyrical cadence and soothing, repetitive text makes reading Goodnight Moon a compulsive act of gentle rocking motion, lulling the reader into an involuntary ebb and flow. The words of the bedtime story fall from the lips as a lullaby; it is imp ...more
Is it the emptiness? The way everything goes to sleep?
Here's a narrated version of the story: http://youtu.be/9yu_g5x3ZoQ
Goodnight stars, goodnight air..
Goodnight noises, everywhere..
Grade/Age: PreK-2nd grade
Annotation: The classic story of a bunny's going-to-bed ritual as he bids goodnight to different objects in his room.
Themes: Bedtime, stories in rhyme, rabbits
Ways to use the book:
Language Arts - "Goodnight to Your Room" - Have children make lists of all the items in their own rooms that they could say goodnight to before going to sleep. If they want, they can draw pictures of their rooms, labeling each item they would bid goodnight.
Math - "Telling Time ...more
Goodnight Caleb jumping over the moon."
I've read this one to Caleb multiple times because we love it! He seems to enjoy it (as much as a 6 month old can), and looks at the pages (for the most part). I like to read this one because it has good rhythm, fun rhymes, and it flows well. I find it easy and enjoyable to read aloud. This is quickly becoming a favorite and one I'd be happy to read to him every day! Trying to expand our horizons a bit though, and read other ones too. ...more
"You will read this!"
"Look! There's a little mouse on every page that you can find."
"Logan, this is a classic!"
Toothy, wet sneeze.
Logan toddles over with . Give me strength.
the time when we were younger, until she grew so tired of it that she bought it for us on cassette and we played it enough times that the tape became messed up. The illustrations are phenomenal, the wording light and simple. It's something we can all relate to, saying no goodnight to anything and everyone, just to prolong our bedtime. I'm glad that, at the ripe old age of 22, I bought my own copy and s ...more
Margaret loved animals. Most of her books have animals as characters in the story. She liked to write books that had a rhythm to them. Sometimes she would put a hard word into the story or p ...more