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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44 The artist soon learned that illustrating a picture book , at least a picture book for Scott , involved more than producing a sequence of paintings in one's studio . The art , like the text , had to be tested on actual children .
Her neighbors soon learned , however , to respect her for her tenacity and physical stamina , two qualities required of them by local conditions but which they did not as a rule look for in “ summer people . ” Islanders were touched by ...
Mme Legrand , in the tradition of the ever - vigilant French concierge , soon got wind of this and protested to Margaret , conjuring the spectre of the mice which birds were bound to attract . Margaret generally travelled alone ...
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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