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A Child's Good Night Book by Margaret Wise Brown

By Margaret Wise Brown

Evening is coming and small issues with no phrases are going to sleep . . . sleepy bunnies, sleepy birds, and sleepy young children, too, are becoming lower than their covers. "Jean Charlot's illustrations are first-rate." —NYT. Barbara Bader referred to as this 1943 booklet, now restored to its unique measurement and structure, "the first of the real bedtime books."

1944 Caldecott Honor Book

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