A CHILD'S GOOD NIGHT BOOK by Jean Charlot
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A CHILD'S GOOD NIGHT BOOK

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KIRKUS REVIEW

A gentle, rhythmic text, in the somnolent style for which this author is well-known, tells the sleepy-stories of friendly animals and machines in a lovely book designed to ease heavy-lidded toddlers to sleep. Flat-planed pastel full-page illustrations by Jean Charlot have the same serenity and restful warmth as the text. "Night is coming" and all the animals -- little birds, fish, sheep, bunnies, bees, and machines like cars and trucks -- to go sleep in their own quiet, sleepy ways. And the children stop thinking, whistling and talking, say their prayers and go to sleep too. A prayer -- more for Mother than child -- ends the book. An enlarged format distinguishes this from the 1943 edition. Board.
Pub Date: Aug. 15th, 1951
ISBN: 0060210281
Page count: 34pp
Publisher: Young Scott Books
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Kirkus Reviews Issue: Aug. 1st, 1951




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