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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The editor , Louise Raymond , reported that she did not wish to change a word ( though before the manuscript found its way into print , Margaret's original title , “ The Blue Gray Kitten , ” somehow became When the Wind Blew ) .
A staff psychologist reported back that a story about a little male dog whose eyes were completely bandaged over could suggest only one thing — castration ! —to a young male reader . The psychologist urged the author to abandon the ...
“ I came staggering out of Italy , ” Margaret reported , “ with a huge blue basket of a cradle on my head and some little white rabbit slippers ” as gifts for the baby . “ How big are Jame's [ sic ] feet ? ” she wanted to know .
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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