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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But also like Margaret , he was a voracious reader with highly eclectic tastes ; they had both , it turned out , read with great interest Julian Huxley's recent Animal Language , a study of animal sounds as communication .
At times the self - styled high priestess of poetry turned to the elderly working - class woman for practical advice . Old theater and society friends were always stopping by . The “ incredible Mr. Ted Peckham ” ( as the Herald ...
Partly because so many of her books turned up on the shelves of both stores and partly because Cousins herself found the books “ curiously irresistible , " the editor decided to contact Margaret with the magazine's offer .
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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