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Goodnight Loon

Written by Lisa Ann Scott and Abe Sauer & illustrated by Nathaniel Davauer
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A charming retelling of a children’s classic in a distinctly Northwoods voice There’s a loon, of course. And a Duluth pack. And crop art, Tater Tot hotdish, and, inevitably, deer ticks. The familiar green room is set on a pontoon, lit by the moon over a quiet lake. The childhood classic Goodnight Moon is transformed into a must-have for every Minnesota child’s bookshelf. Written and illustrated by two fathers who value good rhymes and the power of simple, evocative illustrations, Goodnight Loon moves the story that so many parents know by heart into Northwoods territory. Author Abe Sauer and illustrator Nathaniel Davauer created this book as a tribute to the cherished favorite written by Margaret Wise Brown. Their faithful homage brings fresh life to a much-loved story. The words rhyme, rock, and soothe with the same cadence as the original. Yellow canoes, snowshoes, and a hungry raccoon all make appearances in the room inhabited by a beaver in a sleeping bag and his voyageur companion. Illustrations inspired by the style of Goodnight Moon will give even the youngest child something to search for on every page. It is the perfect bedtime book for babies, children, and parents looking for a story written especially for their Northwoods little ones. And where else will you find walleye eating rhubarb pie?

What Kind of Book is Goodnight Loon

Goodnight Moon parodies
bedtime and dreams
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Who Wrote Goodnight Loon

Lisa Ann Scott

Lisa Ann Scott is a former TV news anchor who now works as a voice actor and children’s author. She lives in upstate New York with her husband, two children, and their cats, dog, and koi fish. When she’s not writing, you’ll find her in the garden (since she’s nowhere near the ocean.) She suspects there’s a mermaid somewhere on her family tree.

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Abe Sauer

Humorist and journalist Abe Sauer is the author of <i>How to Be: North Dakota.</i> He lives in Minnesota with his wife and three children. Nathaniel Davauer is an artist and photographer in Milwaukee.

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Publication Date:
August 1, 2014

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