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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.
Margaret Wise Brown is soo associated with Goodnight Moon, but for me, this is my favorite book by her. Read morePublished 1 day ago by Amazon Customer
Mr. Bear Says Are You There Baby Bear was loved by my youngest daughter who is now 21 and I've had to purchase two more copies for my grandchildren - one is two and this became his... Read morePublished 4 days ago by Barb McKinley
Great little book. No, it doesn't flow and rhyme like goodnight moon, but it is still a good book. My youngin has fun pointing out the little bunny in the illustrations.Published 6 days ago by Matt in Tampa
For some reason people today have lost the understanding and appreciation for good kids books. This is truly a classic and truly describes the depths of parental love and blinded... Read morePublished 8 days ago by collin c uvanni
The Runaway Bunny by Margaret Wise Brown
Audio version so I am not seeing the colorful pictures. Read more
I've bought this book many times for little friends (3-4) with outstanding mothers. It's a sweet story of a Mother's love.Published 14 days ago by Alana W.
A wonderful classic. My children love this book and I love reading it to them.Published 1 month ago by Christy Hammel