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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this way , a . meet on a common ground of interest . . We were once so very close , ” she wrote Miss Hearsey , “ and now we hardly speak the same language . " 2 For Margaret , 1933 and much of the following year passed in her calendar ...
[ Her ) interest in children is no more real than [ her ] interest in all types of personality . ” With some candor , she added , “ [ Margaret is ) decidedly not the ' school - teacher ' type , and in spite of all the progressive ...
twenties , with a serious interest in books . An English major at Yale , Scott was a skilled letterpress printer and book designer . He had a great reserve of family money at his disposal , and was eager to become a publisher .
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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