Goodnight moon

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Harper Collins Publishers, 1947 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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In this classic of modern children's literature, beloved by generations of readers and listeners, the quiet poetry of the words and the gentle, lulling illustrations combine to make a perfect book for the end of the day. (Baby/Preschool)

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This fantasy book tells the story of a curious monkey who lives in the zoo. He copies whatever he sees other animals or people doing, and eventually he gets out of the zoo. He helps the milk man, he ... Read full review

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Adorably illustrated for the primary grades. This modern fantasy book talks about a monkey who leaves the zoo for a day. He adventures around town helping deliver mail, greeting a baby, and doing math ... Read full review

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Margaret Wise Brown, May 10, 1910 - November 13, 1952 Margaret Wise Brown was born on May 10, 1910 in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, New York, to Robert Brown, a Vice President at American Manufacturing Company and Maud Brown, a housewife. She attended school in Lausanne, Switzerland for three years, before attending Dana Hall in Wellesley, Massachusetts for two years. In 1928, she began taking classes at Hollis College in Virginia. In 1935, Brown began working at the Bank Street Cooperative School for student teachers. Two years later, her writing career took off with the publication of "When the Wind Blows." Over the course of fourteen years, Brown wrote over one hundred picture books for children. Margaret Wise Brown died on November 13, 1952 of an embolism following an operation in Nice, France.

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