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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When a royalty advance arrived from Harper in the form of a check made out to “ Margaret Wise Brows , ” she smiled with quiet satisfaction at the accidental caricature and confessed to Louise Raymond to feeling very flattered — though ...
... she wrote Michael the next day , had crept up on her , and had left her feeling exhausted two hours after landing . ... Margaret inhaled the “ smoky sweet smell of burning peat ” and began to feel herself again .
... but Michael refused her call . “ I knew it was for myself I called , ” she rebuked herself in her makeshift diary , but she was sick and I wanted to show her how near I was . My conclusion is that she wants to feel deserted and hurt ...
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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