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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Although commonly viewed in the West as a lowly creature , the rabbit , McBride said , is revered in many traditional cultures around the world ; the stories about Brer Rabbit , a typical trickster hero , came to the New World from ...
On the whole , Baker explained , Harlem children read what other city youngsters read : Peter Rabbit , Peter Pan , The Wind in Willows , Andrew Lang's Rainbow fairy tale collections — the “ classics , ” most of them imported from ...
Baker's comments on the Brer Rabbit tales were of particular interest to Margaret , who was just then working on her own edition of the stories — attempting a simplification of the dialect that she hoped would retain the flavor and ...
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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