Goodnight Goon by Michael Rex is a wonderful parody of the beloved Goodnight Moon, but of course… with an amazingly spooky twist!
I checked a copy of this one out from my local library. When I picked it up, it was clear that the book had been through many hands!
My Thoughts on Goodnight Goon by Michael Rex
Oh my gosh, this book was too cute! This is definitely one that I will be adding to my list of books to buy for future kiddos and for my friends who have kids already!
Opening up to the first page brought back so many memories of the original Goodnight Moon. I mean, how perfect is this?!
The artwork was so fun and colorful, but also a bit dark! I loved that there were little bits of art everywhere! Like this:
I also really enjoyed all the little things that were added in that took a second to spot but then made me gasp! Like this unfortunate little alien:
My Final Thoughts on Goodnight Goon
I very highly recommend this one! I had so much fun reading this one and looking at the artwork. This would be a fun read for various ages!
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