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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That summer of 1915 , while awaiting the completion of construction work , the family took up temporary lodgings in a nearby rented house not far from the beach where the children would now be able to play . Beechurst was a prosperous ...
Huck , as Alfred Kazin has said , it is as though the very act of naming his belongings has the power to drive out loneliness and fear : I took the sack of corn meal , and took it to where the canoe was hid and then I done the same with ...
As had been provided for in the codicil to her will , he gave these to James Rockefeller , who took the ashes to Maine and scattered them in the waters off Vinalhaven . As provided for in her will , Rockefeller also took title to the ...
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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