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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Chief among the objects of her scorn was the formidable Anne Carroll Moore , the New York Public Library's Superintendent of Work with Children and the olympian authority figure in the field . The struggle of ideas ( and to some ...
To ensure the continuance of her efforts , Moore personally trained a small corps of librarian - disciples drawn ... of responsibility in the New York system's local branch libraries , or found library jobs elsewhere throughout the ...
Even the New York Public Library was championing the book . That was something that she and John could laugh about together — and be gratified by . a The spring and summer of 1950 was a time of seeking reconciliation and renewal ...
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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