Buenas noches, perrito bueno/Goodnight, Good Dog (bilingual board book) (Board book)

Buenas noches, perrito bueno/Goodnight, Good Dog (bilingual board book) Cover Image
By Mary Lyn Ray, Rebecca Malone (Illustrator)
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En este libro bilingüe español-inglés, dale las buenas noches a un perrito bueno. Un perrito inquieto que no quiere irse a dormir. ¡Tiene mucho que hacer, mucho que ver y mucho para jugar! 

Say goodnight to a good dog in this Spanish-English bilingual board book. This one restless pup does not want to go to sleep—there's too much to do, see, and play with!

“The pace of the page turns gently slows down as this good dog heads to his dreams. Goodnight, Good Dog. Sure to be shelved next to Goodnight Moon. It deserves that rarefied spot.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review

Para un perrito inquieto, estar despierto representa un mundo lleno de maravillas que es difícil de abandonar cuando tiene que irse a dormir, solo hasta que cierra los ojos para disfrutar cómodamente de sus sueños. Presentamos la edición bilingüe español-inglés de este tierno y sencillo libro escrito por Mary Lyn Ray, el cual celebra imágenes y sonidos nocturnos para que los niños se duerman tranquilamente. Se facilita la distinción entre el texto en español y en inglés por medio de colores diferentes.

For one restless pup the waking world is too full of wonder to leave behind at bedtime, until he closes his eyes and finds comfort in his dreams. Mary Lyn Ray’s warm and accessible board book, now in a Spanish-English bilingual edition, celebrates the sights and sounds of the night to reassure young children at bedtime. Spanish and English text in two different colors makes for ease of reading.

About the Author

Mary Lyn Ray has written many acclaimed books for children, including Go to Sleep, Little Farm, illustrated by Christopher Silas Neal; New York Times best-seller Stars, illustrated by Marla Frazee and The Thank You Book, illustrated by Stephanie Graegin. She lives in South Danbury, New Hampshire.


Rebecca Malone's art is created with acrylic paint on watercolor paper, though she occasionally illustrates with pen and ink or a computer. She lives in Brimfield, MA. Visit www.rebeccamaloneillustration.com.

Praise For…

"Whether or not audiences catch the kidproxy echoes in the dog’s resistance to bedtime, they’ll be enchanted by the pooch’s dozy meanderings and eventual sleepy example."
Bulletin, starred review

"Ray’s pleasing text recreates the dog’s experiences without a wasted word. The illustrations expand the narrative and express its tone visually...A satisfying picture book that’s just right for bedtime reading."

"This snuggly bedtime story shows the dog’s girl going happily and quickly to sleep while he pads restlessly about the house, creating a potentially empowering contrast for human bedtime resisters."
School Library Journal

* "The pace of the page turns gently slows down as this good dog heads to his dreams. Goodnight, Good Dog. Sure to be shelved next to Goodnight, Moon. It deserves that rarefied spot."
Kirkus, starred review

* "Ray...again proves herself a gifted writer, capable of highly distilled poetic prose that's beautifully accessible and allusive. Malone's bright acrylics, simple shapes, and minimalist detailing...are a terriffic match; her canine hero is endearingly eager."
Publishers Weekly, starred review

"This effective bedtime story reminds kids that fun will be had again when they wake—but first comes sleep."
Horn Book

Product Details
ISBN: 9780358212249
ISBN-10: 0358212243
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: April 21st, 2020
Pages: 30
Language: Spanish