Goodnight Moon Is Horrifying If You Read It Like This

Slate's Culture Blog
Oct. 31 2013 3:59 PM

Goodnight Moon Is Horrifying If You Read It Like This

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Looking for a good Halloween book to read tonight while holding a flashlight just below your chin and making ghoulish faces?

Consider Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown. But only if you can read it the way Benjamin Percy, author of Red Moon and other books, does here. Horrifying.

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David Haglund is a senior editor at Slate. He runs Brow Beat, Slate's culture blog.

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