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Read This To Your Kids

by on March 3, 2011

“Goodnight Moon” and “Dune” in one convenient package:

Julia Yu/

Julia Yu/

“And goodnight to the bene-gesserit witch whispering ‘They tried and died.’”That’ll ease Junior to sleep pronto.

Julia Yu says she did this after seeing a post on College Humor about “Five Sci-Fi Children’s Books” by Caldwell Tanner from last December, which just had the covers of proposed books, including a version of “Goodnight Dune” plus a Doctor Who-Dr Seuss combination and the Berenstain… er, Battlestar Bears learning about Cylons. She decided to create the full story, prompted by a Reddit post, and this is the result.

HT: New York Magazine’s Vulture, The Morning News