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Goodnight ABCs

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AHH that was so cute! I loved all the little illustrations and I could see this being a lot of fun to read with a child at bedtime.

Thank you to NetGalley and Sourcebooks Kids for providing me with a temporary digital copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.
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This is a Children's book that a read to my twin boys. I found this book to be cute and fun. The books pictures was super cute, and I love that each letters pages as an animal that also starts with that letter. I really loved this book, and this book was a fun read. I was kindly provided an e-copy of this book by the publisher (Sourcebooks Wonderland) or author (Erin Guendelsberger) via NetGalley, so I can give honest review about how I feel about this book. I want to send a big Thank you to them for that.
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Goodnight ABCs
A Bedtime Alphabet Lullaby
author: Erin Guendelsberger
pictures by: AndoTwin
SOURCEBOOKS Kids, Sourcebooks Wonderland

      Children will easily and happily drift off to dream land with Goodnight ABCs,  through its endearing bedtime messages and sweet pictures. Each letter of the alphabet is accompanied by a slumber themed word or phrase and a lovable animal, along with a short passage. 
     Guendelsberger's engaging board book narrative, paired with Twin's pleasant pictures, combine for a book that is a charming educational lullaby. Educators and parents will appreciate the gentle introduction and teaching of early literacy skills of vocabulary, expressive language, rhyme and letters. All of these skills encourage a good early background in literacy. Spending time reading to children at bedtime, naptime, or anytime builds their social, emotional, and language development.  
     As a retired speech and language pathologist, I think this book is perfect for the bookshelves of preschools, daycare centers, and therapy centers, as well as children's bedrooms and nurseries. New parents would appreciate this book as a gift, maybe along with a soft, snuggly sleeptime blanket!
Thank you to Net Galley, SOURCEBOOKS KIDS, and Sourcebooks Wonderland for the advance reader's copy and opportunity to provide my unbiased review.
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Thanks to Netgalley and Sourcebooks Kids, Sourcebooks Wonderland for a free digital copy.

A very adorable alphabet book revolving around bedtime. All the animal illustrations are darling and bonus each letter's animals start with that letter!
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This is a really precious ABC book that could be read before naps or bedtime, encouraging snuggling and connection between parent and child. The text that goes with each letter is both simple and tied to daily routines, which allows toddlers to connect with the story as much as preschoolers. I really like the way that it moves from more active parts of bedtime to the quieter parts, winding down the story just as a child winds down for bed. The illustration are very pretty, with a smart use of white space to draw attention to the letters as you read. I actually was surprised at how much I loved the illustrations, because I wasn't as into the cover -- but definitely this book is higher quality inside that the cover always implies. I really appreciate that it will be available as a board book.
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This book is sweetly illustrated with an animal parent and child for each letter. So, for example, there is a baby and parent owl for “O.” The short text uses “Once upon a time” as the phrase that includes the letter. The text of two letter pairs rhymes. For example, “I is for Imagine. We Love to Pretend” and “J is for Jammies as the day comes to an end.” (Of course this needs to be checked against the final text.)

The book is one that could definitely be added to a young child’s bedtime story collection.

Many thanks to NetGalley and the publisher for this title. All opinions are my own.
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not reviewed; could not read. 
It can be hard to see the flow of digital picture books; one can either see fuller pages that are uncomfortably small to read, or larger pages that lose the context. Some illustrations can only be seen in a separate window if you want to see them up close, hindering a full appreciation of both the illustrations and the way text and illustrations fit together.
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Sweet little bedtime story. Great for those learning and practicing their ABCs! Each letter shows a picture of animals that start with that letter doing a piece of their bedtime routine. This sparked great conversation about the different animals. We also have so many of the same bedtime traditions so my kids loved to see the animals doing what they do. My son is a huge ABC fan so he adored this. Great book! Can’t wait to buy the physical copy!
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Goodnight ABCs helps to establish healthy bedtime routines with little ones using a variety of cute, cuddly animals paired with rhyming language to keep children both relaxed and calm.
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A book that really does manage to do all it intends to do – and actually does more than I realised, too.  This is a rhyming lullaby, that does tuck us in with love and kisses and makes us feel all safe and cosy at night, and this is an A-Z with each letter getting a page, but blow me – I got halfway through before I realised the family group illustrating each stage of falling asleep was made of animals starting with the same letter as the subject of the line of poetry.  How observant of that there semi-pro book reviewer, you'll agree!  The point is, however, not how badly I approached this, but how well the creators approached it, and put the unexpected little bit of thought and work into things.  So it's two A-Zs, and it will educate in the daytime as well as soothe and lull later on.  I think that deserves five stars.
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Wee ones will love this gentle, sweet board book.  It is perfect for sharing at bedtime wrapped in hugs and kisses.   Cute baby animals send a message of love to the reader and the rhyme in the book is melodious just like a hushed lullaby.  

Goodnight ABCS sends little ones off to Dreamland after their bedtime routines have been accomplished.  This book is perfect for children from 0-3.  It would make a lovely gift for Valentine's Day, Baby showers, Birthdays, Holiday stocking stuffers, Easter baskets, Baptisms and more!  I love the illustrations.  They are so adorable and kid-friendly.  I highly recommend the book.
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