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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16 Margaret had wanted her gift to arrive as a surprise by May 23 , her own birthday , but instead of The Dark Wood of the Golden Birds , Michael Strange was sent a copy of the rejected “ War in the Woods . ” On July 2 , before leaving ...
... still served her purpose : HAVE OFFER FROM SIMON AND SCHUSTER TO TAKE ON IMMEDIATE PRODUCTION OF 250,000 COPIES OF ... had held open his fur - bound copy of Little Fur Family at dinnertime and tried to feed the book his supper .
Queen Mary of England kept a copy of the Little Fur Family by the royal bedside . ( This may or may not have been true , but the mother of Britain's reigning monarch , George VI , is known to have purchased a copy of The Sleepy Little ...
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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