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Children's Fiction Bedtime & Dreams

Goodnight Lab

A Scientific Parody

by (author) Chris Ferrie

Publisher
Sourcebooks
Initial publish date
Jul 2017
Category
Bedtime & Dreams
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9781492656173
    Publish Date
    Jul 2017
    List Price
    $25.99
  • Board book

    ISBN
    9781728213323
    Publish Date
    Oct 2019
    List Price
    $14.99

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 0
  • Grade: p

Description

In the vein of Goodnight Moon, say "goodnight" to your lab in this picture book parody of a beloved classic. Perfect for scientists of all ages!

It's been a long day at the lab for this scientist. Now it's time to say goodnight!

Goodnight laser
Goodnight notebook
Goodnight picture of Einstein with a stern look

While poking fun at the clutter and chaos of lab life, scientists of all ages will appreciate ending their day with this sweet parody. They'll be rested and ready to return to the world of research in the morning! This scientific parody book in the style of Goodnight Moon is a delight for little lab girls and guys.

Goodnight Lab is written by Chris Ferrie, author of Quantum Physics for Babies and other books in the Baby University series. Parents and kidsboth will love the accurate descriptions of all the quirks of grownup laboratories. Readers who love the Lab Girl book or Nerdy Babies will adore this humorous and educational book for kids.

This book is the perfect solution if you're looking for science baby gifts and physics gifts for curious kids.

About the author

Contributor Notes

Chris Ferrie is an award-winning physicist and Senior Lecturer for Quantum Software and Information at the University of Technology Sydney. He has a Masters in Applied Mathematics, BMath in Mathematical Physics and a PhD in Applied Mathematics. He lives in Australia with his wife and children.

Editorial Reviews

"Goodnight Lab had us laughing so much and had our children interested from beginning to end. Our four year old wondered out loud who "Einstein?" was Thank you Goodnight Lab! Our budding young scientists learned quickly that life as a scientist can be very stressful. This adorable parody had us grinning from ear to ear but our younger children taking saying good night to the lab very seriously.

This book hilariously points out the mess and chaos of lab life but helps children learn a little more of life in a lab.

Say goodnight to the lab with your kids so they can begin another day in the world of research the next morning! The bright pictures keep your child engaged with this adorable story and parents laughing at this scientific parody." - TheBabySpot.CA

"With illustrations and a structure reminiscent of Margaret Wise Brown's classic, Goodnight Lab is sure to be a hit with both STEM-minded families and fans of Goodnight Moon alike. " - Brightly.com

"A spot-on parody of everybody's favorite bedtime story-and scientists of all ilk will appreciate the nuances. Step into the Great Green Lab tonight!" - BN Kids Blog

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