“For fans of Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown, this tribute to her work is sure to delight both you and your child, with illustrations designed to heighten your child’s cognitive development through word and picture associations.
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In a great big world, with endless corners to explore, is a day awaiting exploration and fun. “Good morning skies, and butterflies.” And to all the things and people in this world that are worth exploring — to flowers and frogs, to kittens and dogs, to playgrounds with slides and mothers breastfeeding with pride — your little one can say, “Good morning!” There’s no better book to start your little one’s day!” (description from Goodreads)
I wasn’t sure what to expect when opening this book up. One reason for the uncertainty is that I’m twenty-four years old and don’t really read children’s books. I don’t have kids of my own, so I have to try tapping into my inner child (doesn’t always work). Another reason is that I know Rebecca Hamilton for her adult novels. I think with the audience for Good Morning, Sun being the complete opposite of Hamilton’s novels, that this book stood out for me.
There’s not much to it, but that’s because the pictures and words work together for a visual and audible experience for a child. The writing was simple, and had a nice flow, all while having a positive attitude and message throughout. Can’t ask for much more from a book geared toward young children.
This book is also a tribute to the Margaret Wise Brown’s Goodnight Moon. This is setting the bar high, being that Goodnight Moon has such legendary status in the children’s literary world, but I feel Good Morning, Sun does it justice.
It was nice to see a different type of book from Hamilton. I’m sure children will end up enjoying this book.
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About the Author:
Rebecca Hamilton writes Paranormal Fantasy, Horror, and Literary Fiction. She lives in Florida with her husband and three kids, along with multiple writing personalities that range from morbid to literary. She enjoys dancing with her kids to television show theme songs and would love the beach if it weren’t for the sand. Having a child diagnosed with autism has inspired her to illuminate the world through the eyes of characters who see things differently.