Few writers have been as attuned to the concerns and emotions of childhood as Margaret Wise Brown (1910-1952). A graduate of Hollins College and the progressive Bank Street College of Education, she combined her literary aspirations with the study of child development. Her unique ability to see the world through a child's eyes is unequaled. Her many classic books continue to delight thousands of young listeners and readers year after year.
Muy pocos escritores de literatura infantil han logrado captar las emociones e inquietudes de la niñez como Margaret Wise Brown (1910-1952). Sus numerosos y ya clásicos libros y grabaciones continúan deleitando a lectores y oyentes de todas las edades.
Clement Hurd (1908–1988) is best known for illustrating Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny, the classic picture books by Margaret Wise Brown. He studied painting in Paris with Fernand Léger and others in the early 1930s. After his return to the United States in 1935, he began to work in children's books. He illustrated more than one hundred books, many of them with his wife, Edith Thacher Hurd, including the Johnny Lion books, The Day the Sun Danced, and The Merry Chase. A native of New York City, he lived most of his life in Vermont and California.
Clement Hurd (1908–1988) se graduó de Yale University. Estudió pintura en París en los años 1930 con Fernand Léger, entre otros. Allí fue donde desarrolló su estilo característico, compuesto de colores de fuerte contraste. Hurd estuvo casado con la escritora Edith Thacher Hurd, con quien también creó muchos libros que se convirtieron en favoritos de los niños.
Loved Goodnight Moon with my first child but he chewed it up. So, we bought a new one and decided on this one because it had a second book we weren't familiar with. Read morePublished 18 days ago by kelly hiers
I always give these 2 books for anyone I know that is having a baby!! I raised not only my kids on these stories, but all the kids in my Home Day Care!! Read morePublished 6 months ago by Amazon Customer
Every baby or small child must have this book read to him or her at bedtime! Everyone falls asleep, even the reader quite often.Published 8 months ago by Lucia T. Miller
I just bought this book for my new grandbaby. I have been reading it to children since mine were little over 30 years ago. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Diane Maki
I have been giving these books for over thiry years and theyare always "current" and appreciated. I continue to get thanks well after the baby celebrates their 1st bdayPublished 10 months ago by Connie Wittig
Couldn't be happier with my selection. Books have been a favorite in my family for 17 years. Highly recommend and happy to find it in a size for small children.Published 12 months ago by Grandmee8
There is a reason all the toddlers in my preschool love this book - it is a classic! It holds my 8 month old's attention - which is not an easy task!Published 13 months ago by Amie Dockter
Goodnight Moon is just a classic, beautiful, lyrical, children't book. Definitely my grandchildren's favorite book. So I bought this as a baby gift. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Freda L. Tolar