Margaret Wise Brown: Awakened by the Moon
Beacon Press, 1992 - 337 pagina's
Forty years after her sudden death at the age of 42, Margaret Wise Brown, author of the children's classics Runaway Bunny and Goodnight Moon, remains a legendary figure in the world of literature and an enigma to many who knew her. This vivid biography is a thoughtful portrait of a complex woman whose haunting stories still speak to millions. Photographs.
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She called the little island they rowed to for picnics “ Starfish Island ” for its distinctive shape , and nicknamed sixteen - year - old Jim , who years later remembered having had a secret crush on her , “ Old Smoothy .
ney who spent summers on his inherited Penobscot Bay property , Hurricane Island ( just across from Vinalhaven ) and the unfortunately named nearby Crotch Island , where he had built an extravagant house featuring a deck supported by a ...
Halfway to the fisherman's landing at Dunquin , Margaret saw a massed array of low - slung islands in Dingle Bay . ... Landing on the largest island , she spent the afternoon hiking in the hills , which were ( as it happened ) overrun ...
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LibraryThing ReviewGebruikersrecensie - jbarr5 - LibraryThing
Margaret Wise Brown, awakened by the moon by Leonard S. Marcus Story about Margaret, her life, her relatives and what interests they had while she grew up. Different places she visited and lived and ... Volledige review lezen
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I'm not a big biography reader, but I am a big children's book reader and Margaret Wise Brown is an important author in this field. Based on this book, her work shows a serenity and sureness that she ... Volledige review lezen