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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... “ To make words give a vicarious experience ” ; “ Whenever a child says something that expresses a pattern , tells his interest , analyse , or tell why a child likes one thing , not another . To what extent are they quoting .
“ And everybody dogs cats sheep rabbits and lizards and children all wanted to tell everybody all about it ... " There was a knock at the door that went unnoticed . It was Basil Rauch , come to return a borrowed vacuum cleaner .
49 All this she recounted in Who Tells Me True , an elaborate selfadvertisement that afforded the public numerous glimpses of the artists , actors , literary lights , and other public figures , from Charlie Chaplin to Mrs. William ...
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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