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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cause of other commitments and plans ; she could not , she told Bill Scott , also serve as the fledgling firm's editor . She was pleased , however , to recommend a suitable substitute . Margaret was offered the job and accepted it ...
It was true that during the prosperous twenties , the juveniles editors at major firms like Macmillan and Doubleday had ... Margaret's Harper editor , Louise Raymond , was atypical ; for a time she had combined married life and work .
In a letter to her Doubleday editor , Margaret Lesser , she reported that she was “ too busy watching to take pictures or notes or write . " 32 Besides , she said , art did not “ work that way " for her — as a matter of willed attention ...
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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