My World: A Companion to Goodnight Moon

3.44 avg rating
( 659 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780060247980: My World: A Companion to Goodnight Moon

Your world. My world. I can swing right over the world.

Now you can revisit the world of the beloved little bunny and his family in this perfect companion to everyone's favorite bedtime story, Goodnight Moon. Together, gentle illustrations of everyday objects along with poetic words capture the excitement of a young child exploring new boundaries, as the bunny greets all the familiar things in this new world.

From one of the most accomplished and popular author and illustrator collaborations of all time, this is a classic picture book in which good morning is as reassuring and enchanting as goodnight.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Review:

For a small bunny, the big world can be boiled down to "My slippers. / My pajamas. / Daddy's pajamas," and "Mother's chair. / My chair. / A low chair. / A high chair. / But certainly my chair." Back in print after more than 30 years, My World by Margaret Wise Brown and Clement Hurd is every bit as reassuring and appealing to young children as its more famous companion, Goodnight Moon. Using the same format, this tale features the rabbit family as they go through their day: brushing teeth, eating breakfast, going fishing, reading stories, and climbing into bed. Black-and-white illustrations alternate with full-color scenes depicting the ever-expanding (yet still comfortably contained) boundaries of a child's life. In one image, the young bunny, clad in blue coveralls, hammers happily on his wooden truck, while Daddy, in matching coveralls, works on his own (real) car just outside the garage. Very young fans of the classic Goodnight Moon will delight in recognizing the characters, illustration style, and gentle rhythmic words in this over-50-year-old picture book. For that matter, older fans will be pretty tickled, too! (Ages 2 to 6) --Emilie Coulter

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 Nibble Nibble, My World, Where Have You Been?, Christmas in the Barn, The Dead Bird, and Sneakers, the Seaside Cat.



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.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Brown, Margaret Wise
Published by HarperCollins
ISBN 10: 0060247983 ISBN 13: 9780060247980
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Your Online Bookstore
(Houston, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description HarperCollins. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0060247983 Ships promptly from Texas. Bookseller Inventory # AUD3802.1KDGG032817H0396

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 8.32
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Margaret Wise Brown
ISBN 10: 0060247983 ISBN 13: 9780060247980
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Bookseller Inventory # 97800602479800000000

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 10.18
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Brown, Margaret Wise
Published by Harper Collins Publishers
ISBN 10: 0060247983 ISBN 13: 9780060247980
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Harper Collins Publishers. Book Condition: New. Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 0060247983

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 8.89
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.50
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Brown, Margaret Wise
ISBN 10: 0060247983 ISBN 13: 9780060247980
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2001. HRD. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # VC-9780060247980

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 8.82
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Margaret Wise Brown
Published by HarperCollins Publishers Inc, United States (2001)
ISBN 10: 0060247983 ISBN 13: 9780060247980
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Inc, United States, 2001. Hardback. Book Condition: New. Clement Hurd (illustrator). 206 x 173 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Your world. My world. I can swing right over the world. Now you can revisit the world of the beloved little bunny and his family in this perfect companion to everyone s favorite bedtime story, Goodnight Moon. Together, gentle illustrations of everyday objects along with poetic words capture the excitement of a young child exploring new boundaries, as the bunny greets all the familiar things in this new world. From one of the most accomplished and popular author and illustrator collaborations of all time, this is a classic picture book in which good morning is as reassuring and enchanting as goodnight. Bookseller Inventory # AAS9780060247980

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 12.84
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Margaret Wise Brown
Published by HarperCollins Publishers Inc, United States (2001)
ISBN 10: 0060247983 ISBN 13: 9780060247980
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Inc, United States, 2001. Hardback. Book Condition: New. Clement Hurd (illustrator). 206 x 173 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Your world. My world. I can swing right over the world. Now you can revisit the world of the beloved little bunny and his family in this perfect companion to everyone s favorite bedtime story, Goodnight Moon. Together, gentle illustrations of everyday objects along with poetic words capture the excitement of a young child exploring new boundaries, as the bunny greets all the familiar things in this new world. From one of the most accomplished and popular author and illustrator collaborations of all time, this is a classic picture book in which good morning is as reassuring and enchanting as goodnight. Bookseller Inventory # AAS9780060247980

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 13.18
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Brown, Margaret Wise
ISBN 10: 0060247983 ISBN 13: 9780060247980
New Quantity Available: 6
Seller
Pbshop
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2001. HRD. Book Condition: New. New Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # IB-9780060247980

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 9.72
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Brown, Margaret Wise
ISBN 10: 0060247983 ISBN 13: 9780060247980
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Print on Demand
Seller
BargainBookStores
(Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Hardcover. Book Condition: New. This item is printed on demand. Item doesn't include CD/DVD. Bookseller Inventory # 1048140

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 10.10
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Margaret Wise Brown
Published by HarperCollins Publishers Inc, United States (2001)
ISBN 10: 0060247983 ISBN 13: 9780060247980
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 10
Seller
Book Depository hard to find
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Inc, United States, 2001. Hardback. Book Condition: New. Clement Hurd (illustrator). 206 x 173 mm. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. Your world. My world. I can swing right over the world. Now you can revisit the world of the beloved little bunny and his family in this perfect companion to everyone s favorite bedtime story, Goodnight Moon. Together, gentle illustrations of everyday objects along with poetic words capture the excitement of a young child exploring new boundaries, as the bunny greets all the familiar things in this new world. From one of the most accomplished and popular author and illustrator collaborations of all time, this is a classic picture book in which good morning is as reassuring and enchanting as goodnight. Bookseller Inventory # BZE9780060247980

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 14.38
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Brown, Margaret Wise
Published by HarperCollins
ISBN 10: 0060247983 ISBN 13: 9780060247980
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Booklot COM LLC
(Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description HarperCollins. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0060247983. Bookseller Inventory # Z0060247983ZN

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 17.13
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book