The Goodnight Moon Parody Industrial Complex
There have been a lot of children’s book parodies over the years (I’ll be sharing some recent ones soon), but over the years, one book has been spoofed more than any other:
Why Goodnight Moon? Well, it’s been around a long time. It’s reached near ubiquity. It makes some bold style choices that are fertile ground for jokes. And it has a beautifully simple text upon which you can hang just about anything.
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About Travis Jonker
Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at email@example.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.
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