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"Goodnight Moon" Has Been Hilariously Updated For The Modern Parent

“In the green-certified room there was a smart phone…”

1. Since its release in 1947, perennial children’s classic “Goodnight Moon” has sold more than 20 million copies and been translated into 12 languages.

2. As impressive as that is, though, a lot has changed in the last 67 years.

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4. Enter “Goodnight Nanny-Cam” by Jen Nessel and Lizzy Ratner, a parody that skewers today’s alpha parents.

by Jen Nessel & Lizzy Ratner. Published by arrangement with PLUME, a member of Penguin Group (USA), LLC.

5. “In the great green-certified room there was a smart phone, and a silver spoon, and a picture of -“

by Jen Nessel & Lizzy Ratner. Published by arrangement with PLUME, a member of Penguin Group (USA), LLC.

6. “A high-contrast, brain-stimulating black-and-white moon”

by Jen Nessel & Lizzy Ratner. Published by arrangement with PLUME, a member of Penguin Group (USA), LLC.

7. “And there was a musical concert by Baby Mozart”

by Jen Nessel & Lizzy Ratner. Published by arrangement with PLUME, a member of Penguin Group (USA), LLC.

8. “And high window guards and French flash cards”

by Jen Nessel & Lizzy Ratner. Published by arrangement with PLUME, a member of Penguin Group (USA), LLC.

9. “And a sterilizer and a bottle brush and a bowl full of organic mush”

by Jen Nessel & Lizzy Ratner. Published by arrangement with PLUME, a member of Penguin Group (USA), LLC.

10. “And a bilingual nanny who was whispering hush”

by Jen Nessel & Lizzy Ratner. Published by arrangement with PLUME, a member of Penguin Group (USA), LLC.

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