What is the meaning of Goodnight Moon?
Who illustrated Goodnight Moon?
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.
Why is Goodnight Moon good for babies?
Goodnight Moon: The Story
For very young babies especially, the immediate appeal is the soothing rhythm of the text. The words seems to gently and quietly calm both the child and the adult reading, setting a lovely tone for going to bed.
What is the moral of Goodnight Moon?
Goodnight Moon does have a moral then, but for adults: do children the honour of actually listening to them, to who they really are as opposed to who we think they ought to be. The longevity and popularity of this earliest of picture books is testament that this is as important and unusual now as it ever was.Oct 13, 2022