My World: A Companion to Goodnight Moon

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9780606296861: 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. The sturdy board book pages make this edition of the beloved story perfect for babies and toddlers.

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With delightful illustrations and poetic words, follow the bunny as he greets all things familiar in "Your world. My world."

The perfect companion to the classic goodnight story, Goodnight Moon.

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

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