Goodnight Songs

nprbooks:

Today’s top item in Book News: lullabies written by Goodnight, Moon creator Margaret Wise Brown are being published today. The works were discovered in a trunk in her sister’s farmhouse in Vermont. One lullaby, titled “Sleep like a rabbit,” begins: “Sleep like a rabbit, sleep like a bear / sleep like the old cat under the chair.” Kirkus says the lullabies “were written in 1952, the last year of her life, when she was traveling in France for a book tour and under contract to create songs for a new children’s record company.” The compilation is titled Goodnight Songs.

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