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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In a letter to Louise Raymond she asked the editor to forward to her any interesting manuscripts found unsuitable for the Harper list . In the class notes section of the Hollins Alumnae Quarterly , she urged former schoolmates to send ...
24 When Scott had asked her why his company's books failed to meet with the library's approval , she had replied , “ Because the books have nothing in them but some words , some color and sometimes a very thin shadow of an idea . " .
7 She asked for an immediate clarification of Nordstrom's thoughts on these and other matters , a request to which the editor responded with such tact and friendly , respectful regard that within two weeks ' time Margaret was assuring ...
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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