Margaret Wise Brown
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Margaret Wise Brown

Margaret Wise Brown wrote hundreds of books and stories during her life, but she is best known for Goodnight Moon and Runaway Bunny. Even though she died over 45 years ago, her books still sell very well. Margaret loved animals. Most of her books have animals as characters in the story. She liked to write books that had a rhythm to them. Sometimes she would put a hard word into the story or poem. She thought this made children think harder when they are reading. She wrote all the time. There are many scraps of paper where she quickly wrote down a story idea or a poem. She said she dreamed stories and then had to write them down in the morning before she forgot them. She tried to write the way children wanted to hear a story, which often isn't the same way an adult would tell a story. She also taught illustrators to draw the way a child saw things. One time she gave two puppies to someone who was going to draw a book with that kind of dog. The illustrator painted many pictures one day and then fell asleep. When he woke up, the papers he painted on were bare. The puppies had licked all the paint off the paper. Margaret died after surgery for a bursting appendix while in France. She had many friends who still miss her. They say she was a creative genius who made a room come to life with her excitement. Margaret saw herself as something else - a writer of songs and nonsense.

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    • Goodnight Moon

    • By: Margaret Wise Brown
    • Narrated by: Buffy Allen
    • Length: 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 676
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 524
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 515

    A little rabbit is lulled to sleep surrounded by all that he knows and loves best in the great green room of his house....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great book, but...no syncronized images???

    • By L. M. Maggio on 09-10-11

    Regular price: $0.99

    • The Runaway Bunny

    • Including: The Story of Babar & Goodnight Moon
    • By: Margaret Wise Brown, Jean de Brunhoff
    • Narrated by: Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michael Douglas
    • Length: 1 hr and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 13

    Runaway Bunny, The Story of Babar: The Little Elephant, and Goodnight Moon are national treasures and many of us remember them from our childhoods....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • music too long

    • By Amazon Customer on 08-01-16

    Regular price: $11.89

    • Buen día, buenas noches [Good Morning, Good Night]

    • By: Margaret Wise Brown
    • Narrated by: Hayley Cresswell
    • Length: 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Un libro completamente nuevo de Margaret Wise Brown, la autora best seller de Buenas Noches Luna....

    Regular price: $2.27

    • Buenas Noches, Luna [Goodnight Moon]

    • By: Margaret Wise Brown
    • Narrated by: Susana Tubert
    • Length: 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    En este cuento clásico de la literatura infantil, adorado por generaciones de niños, la poesía que encierra su texto con-vierten a éste en un libro ideal para culminar el día....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This is great for babies.

    • By Amazon Customer on 05-19-18

    Regular price: $2.27

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